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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.

Global Politics

First breach in the Iron Curtain

Before the Berlin Wall fell in November 1989, Hungary tore down its barbed wire. Hungary's prime minister didn't ask permission in Moscow. He just told Soviet President Gorbachev it was a done deal.The World's Laura Lynch went back to Western Hungary.

Global Politics

Iran anniversary

Today is the 30th anniversary of the Iranian hostage crisis. Today, an official rally in Teheran marked the anniversary. Opposition supporters staged a demonstration of their own. Anchor Marco Werman talks with author Robin Wright.

Conflict & Justice

CIA agents guilty of Italy kidnap

An Italian judge has convicted 23 Americans ? all but one of them CIA agents ? and two Italian secret agents for the 2003 kidnap of a Muslim cleric. Marco Werman talks with John Radsan, who served as the CIA's assistant general counsel from 2002 to 2004