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Arts, Culture & Media

Words of war

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with British journalist, Steven Poole about the phrase "cluster bombs" and other war-related words; Poole is the author of "Unspeak: How Words Become Weapons, How Weapons Become a Message"

Arts, Culture & Media

Churchill's quotes

Winston Churchill wrote about political confidence, financial stability and the future of the United States. The World's Alex Gallafent shares a few apposite quotations with anchor Lisa Mullins.

Global Politics

U.S. election system unique

Host Lisa Mullins speaks to Sandy Maisel of Colby College. Professor Maisel has studied electoral systems around the globe and tells us that few countries are envious of how Americans choose their leaders.

Conflict & Justice

Longtime anti-nuclear activist

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with cardiologist Bernard Lown. Dr. Lown won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985 for his work against nuclear proliferation. He's written a new book -- "Prescription for Survival: A Doctor's Journey to End Nuclear Madness."

Global Politics

Today's nuclear fears

America's nuclear fears from the Cold War haven't necessarily gone away�but they have been modernized. The World's Alex Gallafent examines US fears of a nuclear attack in the shadow of September 11th.