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Week of Sun, 2006-12-10 00:00 to Sat, 2006-12-16 23:59
Spillers Records (4:00) December 13, 2006permalink
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Nick Todd, the owner of Spillers Records in Cardiff, Wales. Spillers is considered the oldest music store in the world. It opened in Eighteen-94. Now it may be closing its doors.
Stag party report (4:30) December 13, 2006permalink
Some British bachelor party revelers have been traveling abroad for wild weekends. The flights are cheap, the promotions plentiful. But some European cities are starting to say enough. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story.
Iraqi children's festival (2:30) December 13, 2006permalink
Anchor Marco Werman takes us to Baghdad's Third Annual Children's Theatre Festival, where Iraqi children find some relief from the violence that surrounds them.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with author Vali Nasr about the politics behind the sectarian violence in Iraq. Nasr is author of the book, "The Shia Revival: How Conflicts Within Islam Will Shape the Future."
Iraq diplomacy interview (6:20) December 13, 2006permalink
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Peter Galbraith, former U.S. ambassador to Croatia and the author of "The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War Without End," about the limits of diplomacy in fashioning a new course for Iraq.
Entire program - December 13 December 13, 2006permalink
Global Hit - Complaints Choirs Worldwide December 12, 2006permalink
Finnish video artist Tellervo Kaleinen and her husband have created a series of complaints choirs. Locals join together to sing their gripes about everything from annoying neighbors to poor city planning. The World's Patrick Cox has the story.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Berlin. The city is planning to build a 575 foot-high Ferris wheel. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Eva-Marie Koenig, spokeswoman for Berlin's animals rights association. She's concerned about the giant wheel's potential impact on the Berlin Zoo's rhino population.
For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for the German city that's planning a giant Ferris wheel.
Ramallah real estate (4:30) December 12, 2006permalink
The Palestinian economy has been devastated by US and European sanctions imposed after Hamas took power in March. Still, one sector of the Palestinian economy is flourishing. The World's Aaron Schachter reports.