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1998 Shows9852-Cuba: The People-12/29/98
The Cuban people are largely an unknown entity to most Americans. Here we hear about the struggle and joys of life in Cuba.
9851-Cuba: The Policy-12/22/98
The US relationship with Cuba has remained essentially stagnant for decades. But, just below the surface, new currents are flowing. Here we begin a two part series on America and Cuba.
9850-Respecting Rain Forests-12/15/98
An unusual experiment to preserve tropical rain forests is taking place in Guyana. We visit this forest of the Amazon to see how it's being developed for long-term sustainability.
9849-Human Rights at Fifty-12/8/98
The UN adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights fifty years ago this month. Here, we celebrate the landmark document.
9848-North Korea: The Policy-12/1/98
North Korea remains a mystery to much of the world, including those charged with creating foreign policy. Here, we conclude our two-part series on the people and politics of North Korea.
9847-North Korea: The People-11/24/98
The first of a two-part series on the people and politics of North Korea. Part one focuses on responses to North Korea's humanitarian crisis.
9846-Jonestown Plus Twenty; America and Islam-11/17/98
First, a report from Guyana on the Jonestown tragedy. Later, a look at the life of Muslims in the United States.
9845-A Summit on Africa-11/10/98
A major initiative to build connections between the US and Africa will culminate in 1999 with the National Summit on Africa. Here, we hear from the Summit's leader.
9844-Growing up Dinka-11/3/98
Among Sudan's Dinka people, men often have several wives. But none have come close to a tribal chief who had 200 wives. Here, one of that chief's sons tells the story of growing up Dinka.
9843-George Mitchell on Peace-10/27/97
Long-term peace in Northern Ireland is finally a realistic possibility. Former Senator George Mitchell discusses his role in the historic peace agreement.
9842-An Exile’s Freedom; Peace in the West Bank-10/20/98
One of China's most famous dissidents reflects on his two decades in prison and China's future. Later, we talk with Palestinians who remain committed to the peace process.
9840-The New Court: Civil Society's Victory-10/6/98
The birth of the International Criminal Court treaty this summer was an historic achievement. And ordinary people around the world deserve much of the credit.
9839-Hezbollah; Southern Africa’s Bushmen-9/29/98
A report on Hezbollah. Later, we travel to southern Africa where Bushmen try to recover their lives after decades of war.
An estimated 20 million people died in Josef Stalin's slave labor camps, known as the gulag. Here, we talk to a survivor of the gulag who has just published a memoir of that inhuman experience.
9837-Tensions on Cyprus; Radio Burundi-9/15/98
An on-scene report on rising tensions between Greek and Turkish Cypriots. Later, a look at Hutus and Tutsis using radio to advocate peace in Burundi.
9836-The Sudan Factor-9/8/98
The latest US antiterrorism efforts included an attack on Sudan. One observer in the region says, "The capital of terrorism is Khartoum."
9835-The New Court: Crimes Against Women-9/1/98
The new International Criminal Court will have the power to prosecute specific war crimes aimed at women. Here several experts examine this historic achievement.
9834-The Asian Arms Race-8/25/98
India and Pakistan have raised fears that a new nuclear arms race is about to begin. Here is a special report on the history of nuclear weapons in the subcontinent.
9833-The Soul of the Sea-8/18/98
Next to tropical rainforests, coral reefs are the most diverse ecosystem on the planet. Experts discuss why the world's reefs appear to be in decline.
9832-The New Court: Search for Justice-8/11/98
Global delegates to a UN conference in Rome have voted to create an International Criminal Court. Here we look at this effort to prevent war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide.
9831-The International Year of the Ocean-8/4/98
The year 1998 is the International Year of the Ocean. Here we examine the condition of the world's oceans and their inhabitants.
A white Afrikaner and a Mozambican villager-both farmers-meet to discuss how they can live together. Also, Amnesty International issues a report card on the Rwanda war crimes tribunal.
One of Russia's leading foreign policy analysts discusses NATO expansion, the nuclear arms race in Asia, and Russia's precarious economy.
9828-Media vs. Military-7/14/98
Warren Strobel, author of "Late-Breaking Foreign Policy", examines the news media's influence on US foreign policy and the use of military force.
9827-Testing the Waters in Iran-7/7/98
Iran's more moderate president has been in office for a year now. Gary Sick and Farhad Kazemi say it is time to rethink US policy.
9826-Peace Corps: Dreams and Legacies-6/30/98
The Peace Corps director and two volunteers discuss the program's ability to stir hope and idealism.
9825-Promoting Peace in Africa-6/23/98
Two special envoys to Africa discuss ways to promote peace and prosperity in Africa's Great Lakes region.
9824-Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor-6/16/98
Assistant Secretary of State John Shattuck discusses his efforts to integrate civil liberties and human rights into US foreign policy.
One of Ireland's foremost writers, Seamus Deane, reflects on the peace accords and the role of literature in helping shape a nation's identity.
9821-Korea's Economic Struggle; Child Labor-5/26/98
A report on Korea's role in the Asian economic crisis. Later, a look at new efforts to reduce child labor around the world.
9820-Trafficking in Women-5/19/98
The ancient practice of selling women into sexual slavery and domestic servitude continues. Here we look at two regions where trafficking in women is widespread.
9819-Global Money and You-5/12/98
A research group describes how they are taking the mystery out of international finance and global money systems.
Author Liam Mahoney tells us how human rights activists in dangerous situations are being protected by unarmed volunteers.
9817-Israel at Fifty-4/28/98
Abba Eban and Elie Wiesel, witnesses to Israel's founding, give their thoughts on the nation's origins and possibilities for peace in the Middle East.
9816-Timber Trade; Chinese Prisons-4/21/98
A look at the environmental concerns and indigenous rights issues raised in the increasing US-Mexican timber trade. Also, a talk with human rights activist Harry Wu.
The American Midwest is becoming home to a growing number of immigrants from Sudan, Bosnia, and Southeast Asia. Here we hear about the challenges and opportunities.
9814-Making Women a Foreign Policy Priority-4/7/98
With the leadership of Madeleine Albright and Hillary Clinton, the rights of women around the world have become a priority.
Kudirat Abiola was killed while fighting for democracy in Nigeria. Here we hear how she is being honored in New York City.
9811-The Powers of the Court-3/17/98
An International Criminal Court to prosecute war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide is being created. Here we hear from some of the leading figures involved in the process.
9810-Cuban Exodus 1994-3/10/98
In 1994, thousands of Cubans fled their country in makeshift boats and rafts, and some actually made it to the United States. Here we visit a museum dedicated to this Cuban exodus.
9809-A Balkan View-3/3/98
A former Yugoslav diplomat discusses the ups and downs of the ongoing peace process in the former Yugoslavia.
9808-Jerusalem: A Shared City-2/24/98
Three Women-one Jewish, one Christian, one Muslim-discuss their hopes for a peaceful coexistence.
9807-Italy's Economy; Conventional Weapons-2/17/98
An on-site report on Italy's expanding economy. Later in the program, a look at efforts to manage the surge in conventional weapons.
Is the United States resorting to unilateral sanctions too often?
9805/9841-The Warrior's Honor-2/3/98-10/13/98
Author Michael Ignatief looks at the causes and consequences of civil war.
9804-Hemispheric Relations; Pugwash-1/27/98
Discussions with the Former US Ambassador to the Organization of American States and the new head of the Pugwash Conferences.
A look at divisions in Jordan over how to manage relations with Israel.
Members of the Nobel Prize-winning International Campaign to Ban Landmines explain their work and actually demonstrate how to demine a landmine.
9801-Evidence of Genocide-1/6/98
A look at efforts to reclaim evidence of war crimes in Cambodia and bring the perpetrators to justice.
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