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Politics

Five Minutes of Heaven

The film Five Minutes of Heaven explores the aftermath of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. The movie involves the meeting of two men whose lives were deeply altered by a murder. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the film's director, Oliver Hirschbeigel.

Politics

US senator in Myanmar

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Brian Joseph of the National Endowment for Democracy, about Senator James Webb's trip to Myanmar. The visit follows the Burmese government's sentencing of opposition Aung San Suu Kyi to another 18 months of detention.

Politics

Detained in Kenya

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the lawyer of a Canadian woman who's been detained in Kenya for months. She's been charged with identity fraud because she didn't look like she did in her passport picture.

Politics

More criticism of Israel's conduct in Gaza

Linda Gradstein reports on new allegations by the group Human Rights Watch regarding the conduct of Israeli soldiers in Gaza. The group has issued a report saying Israeli soldiers unlawfully shot and killed eleven Palestinian civilians in Gaza.

Conflict & Justice

Britain's health care system

The World's Laura Lynch reports on Britain's National Health Service, which is often dragged into the US debate over health care reform. Critics in the United States call the system inefficient, but many Britons defend the NHS.