Station News & Events

1:01pm

Wed February 12, 2014
Station News & Events

Spoiler Alert, 'The World' Takes on Women's Hockey on 2-12-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Blame Canada.

Well, not blame really. The Women's Olympic ice hockey competition heated up today in Sochi, with the Canadian women's team scoring a victory of their American counterparts. The two teams are, in many ways, more than mere rivals. The last couple of meetings have seen bench-clearing dust-ups between the two sides. We'll head north of the border to find out if Canadians are as passionate about their women's hockey as they are about the men's event.

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2:09pm

Tue February 11, 2014
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Athletes From India Allowed to Compete Despite Corruption Charges Against Indian Olympic Comittee

TODAY on "Q" 

--  From Sochi, Jian talks to SHIVA KESHAVAN . He was one of four athletes from India formerly forced to compete as independents because the Indian Olympic Committee had been suspended for corruption. Since marching under the IOC banner in the Opening Ceremony, the ban on India has been lifted. He tells Jian about qualifying for the Olympics against the odds, and the state of the sports system in India.

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2:05pm

Tue February 11, 2014
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PRI's The World Revisits Shirley Temple Black for 2-11-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

A global icon. We remember Shirley Temple Black and her long and storied career, both as a screen-legend known around the world, but also as a diplomat in Ghana and Czechoslovakia.

Also, we'll check in with the UN refugee agency on the tense situation in Homs, Syria.  There has been a small window for humanitarian relief --  but also unsettling detentions of men and boys by government forces.

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4:18pm

Mon February 10, 2014
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Q Convenes an Olympics Edition for 2-10-14

TODAY on "Q" 

--  Gill  talks to Hollywood film producer BRUCE COHEN ("Milk","Silver Linings Playbook") about screening his film about gay activist Harvey Milk during a film festival in St. Petersburg, as well as the continuing mission of a high-profile group he co-founded in support and awareness of LGBT people in Russia.

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4:16pm

Mon February 10, 2014
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PRI's The World Takes a Look at Syria for 2-10-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Today on The World, astonishing eyewitness accounts from inside Syria.  Marco speaks with Syrian journalist Muhammed Ali, part of an exclusive report that our partner program FRONTLINE will air tomorrow night. Plus, the BBC's Kim Ghattas on John Kerry's particular brand of intensive diplomacy. What can he achieve on Syria, Iran or Israeli-Palestinian peace?

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