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German economy surges

There may be nervous chatter about a 'double-dip recession.' But Europe's largest economy doesn't seem to be paying attention. Germany posted strong growth from April to June. Jason Margolis tells us what the news in Germany means for Americans.

Conflict & Justice

The Barbara tunnels

Reporter Daniel Estrin visits Germany's most protected cultural site: 'The Central Hiding Place' of the Federal Republic of Germany, also known as the Barbara tunnels. And it's where the German government kept its most important cultural documents.


Stories from the war against terrorism

Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Amitava Kumar, author of ?A Foreigner Carrying in the Crook of His Arm a Tiny Bomb.? The book describes the real-life stories of convicted terrorists who were goaded into committing crimes by US government informants.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to our Geo Quiz is northern Greenland, where linguistic anthropologist Stephen Pax Leonard is going to live with a local community under threat from global warming and document their traditions and language. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with them.


Peepli Live

The Hindi film Peepli Live is about two brothers in the heart of rural India who seek the help of a local politician because of fears they will lose their farm. The politician mocks them. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks to the film's producer Aamir Khan.