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Arts, Culture & Media

Revealing a lie of forbidden love

Anchor Katy Clark speaks with the director of a documentary about con-artist Norma Khouri. Khouri became an international sensation in 2003 for her debut novel, "Forbidden Love." It was billed as the true-life story of the honor-killing of Khouri's best friend in Jordan. Turns out, Khouri made up the story. Critics say her con damaged efforts to reform laws to protect women in Jordan, and exposes Westerners' willingness to believe the worst of the Middle East.

Global Politics

Son of Babylon

Bombs are still going off in Baghdad, but one Iraqi filmmaker hasn't let that stop production on his new feature film Son of Babylon. Mohammed Al Daradji tells host Marco Werman about his new project.

Conflict & Justice

'Erasing David'

British filmmaker David Bond spent one month on the lam last year to see how effective video surveillance and private investigators would be at catching up with him. We hear more on today's show.