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The World - Episode 20071218 - Miss Belgium controversy

The winner of this year's Miss Belgium contest got into trouble recently. She couldn't answer a question in Dutch -- one of Belgium's official languages. She speaks French, the country's other official language. But her linguistic misstep highlights the country's current identity crisis. Anchor Lisa Mullins explains.

Global Politics

Geo answer

The poem "In Flanders Fields" was written by a Canadian military surgeon during World War One. Flanders Fields is the answer to our Geo Quiz. We speak with Piet Chielens, a curator at the In Flanders Fields Museum in Belgium.

Global Politics

Geo answer

Today's quiz answer is the Democratic Republic of Congo. Anchor David Baron speaks with Adam Hokeschild, author of 'King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa.'

Sports

European cycling race

In the Geo Quiz, we're searching for the Doyenne. La Doyenne means "the oldest". It's also the French nickname for one of Europe's most famous bike races. The race starts and ends in a Belgian city we want you to to name.