History

Bruce Henderson: "Hero Found"

Bruce Henderson: "Hero Found"

June 29, 2010

The story of Dieter Dengler, the U.S. Navy pilot who led a mass escape from a POW camp deep within Laos, becoming the longest-held American to escape captivity during the Vietnam War.

Financial  Regulations

Financial Regulations

June 28, 2010

After months of wrangling Congress will likely pass legislation to radically reshape the U.S. financial sector: What the new rules will mean for banks, consumers and the regulatory powers of government.

Monte Reel: "The Last of the Tribe"

Monte Reel: "The Last of the Tribe"

June 23, 2010

The story of a team of men who journey deep into the heart of the Amazon to find and protect a man believed to the lone survivor of an isolated tribe.

Imtiaz Gul:  "The Most Dangerous Place"

Imtiaz Gul: "The Most Dangerous Place"

June 14, 2010

A veteran Pakistani reporter takes us into Pakistan's tribal areas and explains the dilemma facing the Obama administration as it tried to shape a new policy for Afghanistan.

Domestic and international pressures build on Iran

Domestic and international pressures build on Iran

June 14, 2010

New U.N. Security council sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program intensify tensions between Tehran and other nations. Iran’s relationship with the world, and its internal conflicts one year after disputed presidential elections.

James Patterson:  "Freedom Is Not Enough"

James Patterson: "Freedom Is Not Enough"

June 10, 2010

A renowned historian examines the origins of the Moynihan Report. Released 45 years ago, it described the deterioration of black family life in America's cities. He explores the report's aftermath and the impact of its arguments on modern...

William Alexander:  "52 Loaves"

William Alexander: "52 Loaves"

June 9, 2010

One man describes what he learned about the 6,000-year-old history of bread during his year-long quest to bake the perfect loaf.

The Future of Commercial Whaling

The Future of Commercial Whaling

May 24, 2010

Many countries and environmentalists want the ban on hunting whales more strictly enforced. Whaling nations want it eased. A look at the International Whaling Commission's compromise "peace plan" and what it means to the future of the...

Ian Johnson: "A Mosque In Munich"

Ian Johnson: "A Mosque In Munich"

May 18, 2010

One mosque in Germany has been associated with many of the twenty-first century's major terrorist attacks. A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist traces radical Islam's roots in the West to Nazi Germany and the C.I.A.'s Cold War strategy.

The Administration's New Strategy to Fight Illegal Drug Use

The Administration's New Strategy to Fight Illegal Drug Use

May 12, 2010

The Obama administration's drug control strategy seeks to balance prevention, treatment and law enforcement. A new approach to reduce America's illegal drug use and its consequences.

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