PRI's The World
Weekdays at Noon
'PRI's The World®' is your world revealed. It's about the events, trends, and personal tales that connect us around the globe. Marco Werman hosts an hour of surprising angles, unexpected insights, and engaging voices to illuminate what's going on in the world, and why it matters to you.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 12:36pmCentral Mexico is still reeling after Tuesday's major earthquake. We hear how immigrant communities are trying to put their lives back together after Hurricane Irma. And a new statue in Moscow pays tribute to the inventor of the AK-47.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 1:08pmPresident Donald Trump uses his first speech to the UN General Assembly to send another strong warning to North Korea. Also, how Alaska sells its wild salmon in the global economy. And remembering the Russian engineer who may have saved us from an accidental nuclear war
Monday, September 18, 2017 12:26pmToday, with President Donald Trump at the United Nations, we look at how UN ambassador Nikki Haley became the voice of Trump's foreign policy. Also, Ho Chi Minh's complex relationship with the US before the Vietnam War. Plus, how to record melting ice and turn into music.
Friday, September 15, 2017 1:34pmThe London subway once again comes under attack, and officials suspect its terrorist related. Plus, melting ice means the Northwest Passage is now open to cruise ships. We'll look at the pros and cons. And, sure, nuclear weapons are a big sticking point in any negotiations with the North Koreans. But so too are a group of singing waitresses. Those stories, plus some new music from Kronos Quartet — today on The World.
Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:21pmComing together after Harvey, decision time on North Korea and Russian war games get too close for comfortIn Houston, the cleanup effort is bringing divided communities together. Our reporter rides along with young Muslims who are volunteering throughout the city. Russia's military exercises in Belarus are a little too close for comfort in NATO countries. And, zero's our hero, and maybe a little older than we thought.