Season 2013

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Inside Downton Abbey

Jessica Fellowes is the author of two books about the PBS hit "Downton Abbey".

Inside Downton Abbey

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Inside Egypt's Revolutions

Filmmaker Jehane Noujaim on "The Square", her film about the early months of Egypt's...

Inside Egypt's Revolutions

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Islam, Women and Change

The founder of the American Islamic Conference, Zainab al-Suwaij, on her efforts to help.

Islam, Women and Change

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Ethics, or Not

Author and thinker Prabhu Guptara on what he sees behind many of the world's problems.

Ethics, or Not

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Dispatches From The 'Gender War'

Writer, blogger and now a national reporter for MSNBC, Irin Carmon specializes in covering

Dispatches From The 'Gender War'

Video thumbnail: Global Perspectives Deep Space Dangers: Is Mars Beyond Reach?

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Deep Space Dangers: Is Mars Beyond Reach?

The former head of NASA's Space and Life Sciences Directorate, astronaut and physician...

Deep Space Dangers: Is Mars Beyond Reach?

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Not So Trivial Pursuits: Ken Jennings, Author

"Jeopardy" champ Ken Jennings has turned author and delves into the importance of...

Not So Trivial Pursuits: Ken Jennings, Author

Video thumbnail: Global Perspectives Taiwan and China: Merging or Divorcing?

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Taiwan and China: Merging or Divorcing?

China considers Taiwan a 'breakaway provance' it wants back, but might the smaller...

Taiwan and China: Merging or Divorcing?

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Brazil: Growing Economy and Rising Middle Class

Decades of political stability have allowed Brazil to rival China and India as an...

Brazil: Growing Economy and Rising Middle Class

Video thumbnail: Global Perspectives The Good Guys of Islam

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The Good Guys of Islam

Like Christianity, Islam lends itself to a broad spectrum of religious and political...

The Good Guys of Islam

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After the Arab Spring

Revolution is one thing, forming a government is another. Journalist and author Thomas...

After the Arab Spring

Video thumbnail: Global Perspectives Crime and Fiction: Finding the Mix

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Crime and Fiction: Finding the Mix

Mystery writer Lisa Scottolline on crime, fiction, character development, plots and...

Crime and Fiction: Finding the Mix

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How China Thinks of Us

30 year ago Chinese visiting America felt they were on another planet. Now, says China's..

How China Thinks of Us

Video thumbnail: Global Perspectives The Amazon: A Sustainable Resource?

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The Amazon: A Sustainable Resource?

Twenty-one million people live in the Amazon Basin, and documentary film maker Mark London

The Amazon: A Sustainable Resource?

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Saudi Arabia and the U.S.: Beyond Oil

Even though fracking may decrease U.S. demand for foreign oil, mutual intrests in fields..

Saudi Arabia and the U.S.: Beyond Oil

Video thumbnail: Global Perspectives Women's Rights and Cultural Roots

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Women's Rights and Cultural Roots

Women around the world are demanding their rights, and author Devi Rajab is an expert on..

Women's Rights and Cultural Roots

Video thumbnail: Global Perspectives Landmines: Long Term Carnage

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Landmines: Long Term Carnage

Nobel laureate Jody Williams on the persistant appearance of anti-personnel weapons...

Landmines: Long Term Carnage

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The Last Billion Poor

International economic policy expert Stephen Smith on ways to raise the 'ultrapoor' out...

The Last Billion Poor

Video thumbnail: Global Perspectives Military Training: Safer than Combat?

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Military Training: Safer than Combat?

Conflict resolution expert Jonathan Morgenstein on the changing role of the U.S. military.

Military Training: Safer than Combat?

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The Real Global Perspective

Canadian Astronaut Julie Payette on the business and the thrill of human space flight.

The Real Global Perspective

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The Slave Next Door

Author Ron Soodalter

The Slave Next Door

Video thumbnail: Global Perspectives Turning Republicans and Democrats into Americans

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Turning Republicans and Democrats into Americans

Former Republican Congressman Mickey Edwards

Turning Republicans and Democrats into Americans