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Norman Borlaug's life and legacy

PRI's The World speaks with Lester Brown, head of the Earth Policy Institute, about the life and career of Norman Borlaug, a scientist whose work developing high-yield crops earned him the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970. He died this past weekend.

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French cuisine

The French �Joy of Cooking� is coming to America. It's called �I know How to Cook�. Chef and blogger Clotilde Dusoulier lead the effort to make the book accessible to English speaking home cooks. Anchor Marco Werman talks with her

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Ethiopia asks for urgent food aid

The Ethiopian government has asked the international community for emergency food aid for 6.2 million people. BBC correspondent Mike Wooldridge witnessed Ethiopia's famine in the 80s. Now he's back, Marco Werman talks with him.

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Force-feeding in Mauritania

Marco Werman speaks with Abigail Haworth, Senior International editor for the U.S. edition of Marie Claire magazine. She reported on the practice of force-feeding young girls in Mauritania, a country where big is considered more beautiful.

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Slow food in Lebanon

Lebanon has a burgeoning movement known as �slow food.� Its proponents want to ensure that Lebanese don't lose their food traditions. The World's Aaron Schachter reports, the country seems an unlikely spot for a slow food movement.

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The US response to Haiti

President Obama has set in motion a coordinated aid effort for Haiti following yesterday's devastating earthquake. The World's Matthew Bell reports on the obstacles facing that relief effort.

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Guam loves Spam

The US Pacific Island territory of Guam is notable not just for its US military bases; Guam is also the world's leading consumer per capita, of Spam. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports about the Guamanian craze for processed meat.