2:34pm

Fri December 20, 2013
Station News & Events

The World Looks at the Freeing of Mikhail Khodorkovsky

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Mikhail Khodorkovsky is free. We find out what that means for Vladimir Putin's Russia and its dissidents. Also today, key players in China's Cultural Revolution are beginning to apologize for their actions. The World's Matthew Bell reports from Beijing.

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Marco interviews one of Uganda's leading gay rights activists after parliament passes legislation making homosexual acts punishable with life in prison.

We speak with Martin Sixsmith the former journalist who wrote the book Philomena, now a film starting Judi Dench.

And Daniel Alarcon of our partner organization Radio Ambulante reveals the playlist he created to go with his critically-acclaimed novel At Night We Walk in Circles.