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Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The Library of Congress has chosen twenty-five historic recordings to its collection. Among them are a speech by Winston Churchill and The Who's My Generation. We find out more from Matthew Barton, Curator of Recorded Sound at the Library of Congress.

Arts, Culture & Media

Decoding the Alhambra

Investigators are trying to catalog the thousands of Arabic inscriptions that cover the walls and columns of the Alhambra. Its inscriptions shed light on its history. The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Granada.

Conflict & Justice

Belgium's linguistic divide

Belgians go to the polls on Sunday for European Parliament elections. But it's a complicated process because of long-standing language and cultural divisions. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Belgian party leader Philippe Delstanche to find out more

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.