The United Nations has recently come under attack for its handling of both the Ebola outbreak and the war in Syria. It has prompted some to question what the role of the U.N. should be on the international stage. We look at the relevance of the U.N., 70 years after its creation.
Frances Kazan, wife of film director Elia Kazan and a scholar of Turkish history, discusses her new novel. It’s the story of a girl growing up in 19th-century Constantinople – a time and place in which women were not educated. It’s based on the true story of Halide Edib, whose family defied convention and sent her to an American school.
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