Station News & Events

1:50pm

Tue April 8, 2014
Station News & Events

Story of a Toy that was Supposed to Help People Light Their Homes

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

What's your lucky number? Hold your answer, we'll get back to it.

The Oscar Pistorius trial continues in South Africa today, with the accused on the stand. We'll check in with BBC correspondent Milton Nkozi, who is from South Africa. We'll ask him how Pistorius is faring in the South African court of opinion.

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1:30am

Tue April 8, 2014

1:40pm

Mon April 7, 2014
Station News & Events

Creator of Peabody Award-winning Interactive Documentary "HIghrise" on Q for 4-7-14

TODAY on "Q" 

-- Journalist PAUL SOLOTAROFF discusses his investigation into the uncertain fate of Iraqi and Afghan translators who dared to work for American and Canadian forces, and now often find themselves without the visas they were promised emigrate.

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1:36pm

Mon April 7, 2014
Station News & Events

Remembrance of the Rwandan Genocide on The World for 4-7-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Lullabies and pillow fights. More on that in a paragraph or two.

First, we take you to the Rwandan capital Kigali, where a week of mourning and remembrance has begun to mark 20 years since the start of the genocide which claimed the lives of more than one million Rwandans. The New Yorker's Philip Gourevitch, who covered the genocide back in 1994, is there to take stock of how the country has and hasn't recovered.

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3:32pm

Fri April 4, 2014
Station News & Events

Jesse Sheidlower, President of the American Dialect Society on Euphemisms for Today's Q -4-4-14

TODAY on "Q" 

-- Jesse Sheidlower  -- author and President of the American Dialect Society -- makes the case for avoiding asterisks and coy euphemisms, and including "the f-word" profanity in print publications like The New York Times. Meanwhile, the New York Times politely begs to differ.

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