Station News & Events

1:41pm

Wed March 26, 2014
Station News & Events

President Obama to Make a Major Speech in Europe Today, Reaction on The World for 3-26-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Forget what your mom said. Go on, slurp your noodles.

More on that in a moment.

But first, President Obama makes a major speech today in Europe. We'll be following that, and taking a hard look at whether the Obama Administration's much-celebrated "Asian pivot" is now being tested by events in Ukraine and Russia's response.  Is Washington's main worry now Europe? 

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2:48pm

Mon March 24, 2014
Station News & Events

Q Continues Debate on Whether We Live in a "Rape Culture" for 3-24-14

TODAY on "Q" 

-- Q convenes a debate on whether we live in what’s being described as a ‘rape culture’ between Manhattan Institute researcher HEATHER MACDONALD and the University of Alberta’s Department of Women’s Studies chair LISE GOTELL].

-- Wall Street Journal reporter Jeyup S. Kwaak [JAY-up Cwock] looks at the phenomenon in South Korea of online eating shows – where you watch (and hear) someone prepare and then consume a meal.

2:46pm

Mon March 24, 2014
Station News & Events

Where the Mariachis Train on The World for 3-24

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Today -- we've got the latest on Russia and on the missing plane (more on that below), but we've also got something to beat the Monday blahs.   Ever wonder where all those mariachis train? Yeah, we did too. Reporter Jason Margolis brings us the story form Mexico. 

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2:22pm

Fri March 21, 2014
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Journalist Diane Francis Promotes Merger Between Canada and the United States on Q for 3-21-14

TODAY on "Q" 

-- Canadian-American journalist and author DIANE FRANCIS discusses her recent trip to the United States to promote the idea of a merger between Canada and the U.S., something she argues is already happening culturally.

-- Scotland-born, New York-based photographer GRAHAM MACINDOE talks about documenting his own self-destructive heroin addiction, and why it's worth exposing his darkest moments in order to portray addiction from the inside.

2:18pm

Fri March 21, 2014
Station News & Events

Russians Take to Social Media to Protest Sanctions on The World for 3-21-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

"Obama is banned from stroking my cat."

Russians have taken to social media to express their displeasure with the sanctions announced by President Obama in recent weeks. We'll be sorting out what's genuine anti-American feeling, from just general anti-politician feeling. Reporter Charles Maynes in Moscow will follow with a look at President Vladimir Putin's crack-down on media of all types.

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