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Pope Francis and Argentina's Dirty War

The new Pope, formerly Jorge Mario Bergoglio, was head of the Jesuit Order in Argentina during much of that nation's darkest episode, the so-called Dirty War in the 1970s and early '80s. That has led to some uncomfortable questions there about his role.

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Memories of massacre in Chile

37 years ago, the area near the now-famous Chilean mine was the scene of a brutal massacre set in motion by then-president General Pinochet.Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Mark Ensalaco, director of the Human Rights Program at the University of Dayton.

Conflict & Justice

Tariq Aziz gets death penalty

A Baghdad judge has sentenced Tariq Aziz, Iran's foreign minister under Saddam Hussein, to death. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with New York Times correspondent John Burns, who spent time with Aziz before the invasion. Burns describes Aziz as a sycophant.

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Bush memoir causing stir in Britain

Former President George W. Bush is causing a stir in Britain with his new memoir. In an interview Bush defended the use of water-boarding as a legal interrogation technique that saved lives both in the US and the UK. Laura Lynch reports.

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South Sudan: Africa's next nation?

The nation of Sudan could soon be split in two. A referendum is to determine the status of the South of the country. Polls show that most southerners want to secede. Sean Carberry is a reporter with PRI's America Abroad. He's in Malakal in southern Sudan.

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Argentina tests stolen children

The stolen children of Argentina's 'disappeared' are now being forced to learn who they really are through DNA testing. Reporter Julia Kumari Drapkin profiles the case of one woman who initiated the DNA drive about 10 years ago.

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Cambodia mourns water festival deaths

Author Loung Ung says the deaths at Cambodia's water festival represent the first major trauma experienced by Cambodians since Pol Pot.Ung, the author of �First They Killed My Father,� speaks with anchor Lisa Mullins.

Conflict & Justice

Eastern Europe's Bloodlands'

The opening of Soviet and East European archives has provided historians a tidal wave of new information about the crimes of Soviet leader Josef Stalin. Brigid McCarthy reports on one historian's work.