Station News & Events

12:15pm

Wed March 12, 2014
Station News & Events

The Lady in Number 6 Director Malcolm Clarke on Q for 3-12-14

TODAY on "Q" 

-- We talk to Foreign Policy editor CHRISTIAN CARYL about how Russian media covers Ukraine and how it reflects Putin’s hold on the national media there.

-- Montreal-based director MALCOLM CLARKE speaks about his Oscar-winning short documentary “The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life” about the life of the late Holocaust survivor Alice Herz-Sommer.

12:13pm

Wed March 12, 2014
Station News & Events

Shortage of Pistachios Drives Up Prices of Turkish Cuisine on The World for 3-12-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

As violence flares again in Venezuela, Marco chats with 24-year-old student leader, Juan Requesens, a rising figure in the turmoil there.

Also today, the story of Berkin Elvan, the teenager wounded in street protests in Turkey last year, who died yesterday. Thousands of mourners marched through Istanbul today to remember him.

We have another story from Turkey as well: a shortage of pistachios is driving up prices and hitting Turkish cuisine hard, especially producers of baklava.

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12:00pm

Tue March 11, 2014
Station News & Events

Q Explores Language and Identity Issues for Quebec Today 3-11-14

TODAY on "Q" 

-- With the Quebec election underway, language and identity are once again hot topics. Jian speaks to L'actualite blogger JEROME LUSSIER, who argues that for French language and culture to survive, Quebec should move away from coercive measures like language laws.

-- Jian talks to artist Suzanne Heintz about her 14-year-long photography project "Life Once Removed", a series of elaborately staged photographs with her mannequin family.

11:57am

Tue March 11, 2014
Station News & Events

The World Looks Back at the Fukushima Disaster and Tails Lydia the Great White Shark for 3-11-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Today this question is on our minds: how can an intercontinental passenger jet literally DISAPPEAR in this high tech era of ours?  The World's Matthew Bell reports on the possible whereabouts of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.

Plus, three years after Fukushima, what's the damage and what are the lessons learned? Marco chats with PBS Newshour Correspondent Miles O'Brien about his recent reporting in Japan.

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2:38pm

Mon March 10, 2014
Station News & Events

"Superhero Therapy and a Viral Video in Pakistan on Q for 3-10-14

-- We speak to Ali Gul Pir and Adil Omar. They’re both behind the new song "Kholo ban, chor"  and viral video in Pakistan demanding the government lift its ban on YouTube, while mocking the politicians and culture that placed the ban in the first place.

-- Comic books aren't just about entertainment or escape. We talk to psychologist and the creator of comicspedia.net, Dr. Patrick O'Connor, about the use of comics during therapy, also known as "superhero therapy."

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