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Global Politics

Text messaging the Obama speech

Anchor Lisa Mullins explains that President Obama isn't just making a speech tomorrow to the Muslim world. He's also sending out text messages about the speech -- in a host of languages, including English, Arabic, Urdu, and Persian.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

For today's Global Hit, two members of a French funk brass band talk about touring the US on the trail of the Afro-American roots of their music. Anchor Marco Werman has details.

Global Politics

Non, merci

The World's Patrick Cox speaks with Laurel Zuckerman, an American who has written a book about her failed attempt to become an English teacher in France.

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

The World's Marco Werman reports on how some Bedouin musicians found some military debris in the desert from the 1967 Six Day War, and transformed the trash into percussion instruments for their band, the Bedouin Jerry Can Band.