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December 13, 2017

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The World - Episode 20071101 - Hiroshima news

There are two news events today relating to the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima. General Paul Tibbets, the American pilot who flew the Enola Gay on that mission to Hiroshima, has died at the age of 92. And Japan's Supreme Court ruled that the Japanese government must pay compensation to survivors of the atomic bomb blast who live outside Japan. Anchor Marco Werman has details.

The World - Episode 20071101 - Tarzan's call

The character of Tarzan...and his distinctive jungle call...was created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Now Burroughs' estate wants to copyright Tarzan's call. But the European Union says it can't. The World's Alex Gallafent explains why.

The World - Episode 20071101 - Geo Quiz Answer

Today we were looking for the name of the historic Indian railway line that took Mark Twain to the foothills of the Himalayas. The answer is the "Darjeeling-Himalayan Railway." Reporter Sheri Fink took a ride on the historic rail line and took her microphone along.

The World Episode 257 - Segment 1

PRI's "The World" is a one-hour, weekday radio news magazine offering a mix of news, features, interviews, and music from around the globe. Hosted by Lisa Mullins in Boston, it is the first global radio news program developed specifically for an American audience.

Elections in Morocco

Moroccans head to the polls on Friday to elect a new parliament, and Washington will be watching closely. While the US welcomes a democratic election, it's worried about the Party of Justice and Development. The Islamic opposition party is expected to double its seats in the Morrocan parliament. Correspondent Ursula Lindsey reports.

Geo Answer

Today's answer takes us to Antarctica...where many countries with research stations set their own time. At the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, it's

Global Hit

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with musicians Anoushka Shankar and Karsh Kale. Shankar is the daughter of sitar maestro Ravi Shankar. Father and daughter perform together with tabla player Kale on a new album called "Breathing Under Water."