language

Arts, Culture & Media

The language of leadership

Anchor Lisa Mullins talks with linguistics professor Mark Liberman about Barack Obama's inauguration speech. Liberman is one of the co-founders of "Language Log," a website where linguists blog about language in the media and popular culture.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The World's Lisa Mullins introduces us to Ron Singh of the UK band, Kissmet. Singh tells us how his band mixes 1970s English progressive rock with classic Bollywood music from the 50s and 60s.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman brings us music from Brooklyn-based producer Melvin Gibbs. His new CD is called Ancients Speak. It's a lively mix of African-inspired musical genres from around the globe.

Global Politics

Geo Answer Defunct place names

On today's Geo Quiz we want to know about geographic names that have disappeared. Here's an example: Tanganyika. Can you find Tanganyika on the map? Harry Campbell has written Whatever Happened to Tanganyika?: The Place Names That History Left Behind.