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Arts, Culture & Media

Hollywood and Terrorism

Stories of terrorists have become recent fodder for Hollywood. Marco Werman speaks with Kamran Pasha, who helped create the series "Sleeper Cell" about an FBI agent assigned to infiltrate a terrorist sleeper cell.

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Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Classical music that was banned by the Nazis in the 1930's was recently performed at a summer concert in California. Correspondent Lonny Shavelson was there and sent us this report.

Health & Medicine

China infant formula scare

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on concerns about the safety of infant formula produced in China. Two infants have died and hundreds became ill after drinking tainted formula produced by a Chinese state-run company.

Conflict & Justice

Burmese youth speak

Burmese youth have launched their first television current affairs program. The program, called Youth Speak, is produced by an exile station, and broadcast via satellite from Thailand.

Global Politics

Azerbaijan's virtual candidate

The World's Clark Boyd reports on a "virtual candidate" running for president in Azerbaijan today. Most real candidates boycotted the election, to protest political repression by the incumbent. The World's Clark Boyd has the story.

Conflict & Justice

Burmese protesters sentenced

A Burmese court today handed down jail sentences to several activists involved in last year's pro-democracy protests. Fourteen of the protesters were sentenced to 65 years in prison. Others got sentences of 6 months to 24 years.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we wanted you to name an central European capital known for its spires. The answer is Prague, in the Czech Republic. A radio station there is at the center of a controversy over free speech. The World's David Leveille has the story.

Conflict & Justice

Tibet's uncharted future

Tibetan exiles worldwide long to see a free Tibet. The Dalai Lama has led their struggle for decades. Now he's thinking about retirement. The World's Mary Kay Magistad has the latest on the Dalai Lama, and Tibet's uncharted future.