Latest Stories Tagged: United States

Arts, Culture & Media

Cuban pianist Chucho Valdes

For today's Global Hit, the story behind a song. Cuban pianist Chucho Valdes' celebrates the connection he feels between Cuba and New Orleans with his composition ?New Orleans', one of the tracks on his new recording ?Chucho's Steps'.

Global Politics

Attack overshadows Middle East talks

Palestinian security forces have mounted an operation to catch the killers of four Israeli settlers shot on Tuesday. The killings came ahead of the first direct talks between Israeli and Palestinian leaders in two years. Matthew Bell reports.

Conflict & Justice

Letters from Leningrad

We ran a story remembering Samantha Smith, the American girl who wrote to Soviet leader Andropov to ask why the US and the USSR couldn't live in peace. That brought a response from Jeff Henigson who had appealed to Gorbachev. Marco Werman talks with him.