Conflict

Taliban/Afghanistan

Friday, Jun 1, 2001 at 1:06 p.m.

Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia recently ordered the country's Hindus to wear identity labels on their clothing. We'll talk about the role of the Taliban and its strict enforcement of Islamic law.

Bill Berkeley: "The Graves Are Not Yet Full" (Basic)

Thursday, May 10, 2001 at 1:06 p.m.

Some Americans dismiss the warfare that occurs in Africa as "rooted in age-old tribal conflicts that outsiders can never understand." But after more than ten years of reporting from Africa, New York Times editor Bill Berkeley says...

Victim and Offender Mediation

Thursday, May 3, 2001 at 1:06 p.m.

After sentencing, after the trial, more victims of violent crimes are wanting to meet with their offenders. Seems strange? It's a new service being offered by a growing number of states. Join kojo for a discussion on victim and offender...

Peter Maas: "Abandon Ship"

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2001 at 1:06 p.m.

During the end of World War II the U.S.S. Indianapolis was torpedoed and sunk by a Japanese submarine. Nine hundred of her survivors endured five nights floating with no drinkable water and swarms of sharks attacking them. Hear their...

Peter Maas, contributing writer: "Abandon Ship: The saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis" (Harper Collins)

Tuesday, Feb 6, 2001 at 12:06 p.m.

During the end of World War II the U.S.S. Indianapolis was torpedoed and sunk by a Japanese submarine. Nine hundred of her survivors endured five nights floating with no drinkable water and swarms of sharks attacking them. Hear their...

20th Anniversary Iran Hostage Release

Monday, Jan 22, 2001 at 1:06 p.m.

Twenty years ago, after 444 days of captivity, Iranian students released the American hostages they had held in the US Embassy in Tehran. A look back at that event, and a look forward at current relations between the two countries.

H. Bruce Franklin: "Vietnam and Other American Fantasies" (Univ. of Massachusetts Press)

Friday, Jan 12, 2001 at 1:06 p.m.

The Vietnam War may be remembered as a mistake, a quagmire, or a noble cause, but it was also a defining event in modern global history. An analysis of the conitnuing impact of the Vietnam War on American culture, from Star Trek to the...

Military Hardware

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2001 at 1:06 p.m.

Many in the defense industry are excited to see the Republicans return to the White House for the first time in eight years. But unlike previous presidential campaigns, this year didn't see much discussion of military spending. A look at...

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