Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.
The NATO-led peacekeeping force in Kosovo is struggling to control a potentially explosive situation in Mitrovica, a city in the northern part of Kosovo. The deaths of several civilians and confrontations between peacekeepers and residents are renewing old doubts about the chances for a peaceful resolution to the conflict in this part of Yugoslavia. A panel talks about progress toward peace and the forces working against it.
- Ivo Daalder U.S. Ambassador to NATO, former senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution, former director for European Affairs for the National Security Council, and author of "Beyond Preemption: Force and Legitimacy in a Changed World".
- Catherine O'Neill director of the United Nations Information Center in Washington, D.C.
- Robert Hunter senior advisor with the RAND Corporation and former U.S. Ambassador to NATO
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