language

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Pamir Mountains. Tom Godell reports on American efforts to document the fast-vanishing Shughni language. Shughni is spoken in the regions of Tajikistan and Afghanistan crossed by the Pamir Mountains.

Global Politics

CIA lacks language-savvy staff

Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Republican Congressman Pete Hoekstra about the CIA's language problem. The agency doesn't have enough employees who speak foreign languages. Congressman Hoekstra is a member of the House Select Committee on Intelligence.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's answer is Newfoundland, the next stop on a worldwide trek by master hitchhiker Kevin McNally. McNally has hitchhiked through 127 countries. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with him.

Conflict & Justice

Geo Quiz / Geo Answer

We're searching for a 900-mile-long river system that runs through western Africa. The answer is The Volta River. It's featured in a new detective novel, ?Wife of the Gods.? Anchor Laura Lynch speaks with the author, Kwei Quartey, who grew up in Ghana.