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Global Politics

British Cartoonist Steve Bell Draws American Presidents

Cartoonist Steve Bell has been skewering British politicians since his career took off in the late 1970s. Because his obsession is politics, a good number of American presidents have come in for in his particular brand of satire. Steve Bell's leftist politics inform how he characterizes US presidents. George W. Bush was easy. Barack Obama: not so much.

Arts, Culture & Media

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A French professor of art and music contends that ancient cave paintings were part of music-filled rituals. Reporter Ari Daniel Shapiro visited a cave with the French professor and an American skeptic.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The theater piece 'Aurelia's Oratorio' has been staged -- and well-received -- all over the world since 2003. Adeline Sire speaks with the star and co-creator, Aurelia Thierree. On PRI's The World.

Global Politics

Touring the Carter Museum

In 1922, British archaeologist Howard Carter stumbled upon one of the most famous finds in Egyptology ? the tomb of Tutankhamun. Today Carter's house by the Valley of the Kings was opened as a museum. The BBC's Yolande Knell has the story.

Arts, Culture & Media

Andy in the Andes

A collection of silk screen images made by Andy Warhol are on display in a most unlikely place - a small Andean village in central Colombia. Correspondent John Otis finds out how the town of Jerico got their hands on a world-renowned collection.

Science, Tech & Environment

Haiti rubble art

Artists in the Haitian coastal town of Jacmel, hard hit by the earthquake, are creating rubble art to sell to foreigners for much-needed income and to remind people of the tragedy. The World's Amy Bracken reports.