Violence against journalists, EU migration heats up and France's Black Blanc Beur of 1998

June 29, 2018

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In this close-up photograph, County Executive Steve Schuh holds a copy of the Capital Gazette.

Steve Schuh, the county executive of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, holds a copy of the Capital Gazette the day after a gunman killed five people and injured several others at the newspaper's offices, in Annapolis, Maryland, June 29, 2018.

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Today, we start with a look at newsrooms around the globe, mourning journalists killed in Annapolis, Maryland, on Thursday. And, Vice President Mike Pence tells central American leaders to do more to stop migrants coming to the US. But what are the factors that are pushing people to leave the region in the first place? Also, we take you back to 1998 when France won the World Cup with a racially diverse team.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:

Artist: Air
Label: Parlophone France
Song: Andalucia
Artist: Pink Martini
Label: Heinz Records
Song: The Secret
Artist: Cayetano
Label: Musicpark Records
Artist: Morcheeba
Label: EastWest U.K.

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