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.
Friday, January 19, 2018 10:45amAs part of our DACA Diaries series, today a young woman from Zambia talks about her struggles of not only being undocumented, but also being black. Plus, two takes on the Bitcoin craze. And a rare look inside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Thursday, January 18, 2018 10:49amA young Iraqi tells us how ISIS destroyed his Christian faith. A young woman in Texas is planning for college even as she faces possible deportation. And Cape Town, South Africa, is literally running out of water.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 10:16amDACA Diaries — DACA recipients and their uncertain future, #MeToo in the military, remembering anti-AIDS crusader Mathilde KrimThe Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is in the eye of the storm in Washington right now. We begin a series of stories featuring DACA recipients who face an uncertain future. Also, we meet an Army veteran who says there's room for the #MeToo movement in the military. And, we remember Mathilde Krim, the AIDS research pioneer and activist who died on Monday.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 10:46amIt cost more than a billion dollars, and took years to build, but the US now has a brand new embassy in London. So, why does President Donald Trump hate it so much? And, a visit to British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest, where hunting of grizzly bears has just been banned. Plus, how an IRA bombing led the late Dolores O'Riordan of The Cranberries to write the hit song "Zombie."
Monday, January 15, 2018 12:37pmHawaiians received a text message over the weekend saying a ballistic missile was headed their way. It was a false alarm, but frightening all the same. Plus, Watson Mere's image of Martin Luther King, Jr. silencing Donald Trump has gone viral. Host Carol Hills speaks to the artist, a son of Haitian immigrants. And our World in Words team delves into what it means to learn, or lose, a particular accent in English.