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, July 19, 2017 12:51pmAn new anti-immigrant organization called Defend Europe wants to stop migrants at sea before they can cross the Mediterranean. Also, how a Syrian refugee family in Germany is adjusting to life there. Plus Olive Yang, the Burmese warlord who defied traditional gender roles.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 12:51pmPresident Donald Trump decides not to scrap the Iran nuclear deal. Also, National Geographic's Joel Sartore and his "Photo Ark" of endangered wildlife species. Plus, why Chinese internet censors don't like Winnie the Pooh.
Monday, July 17, 2017 12:23pmVenezuela's opposition held a symbolic referendum and millions voted against the country's president. We'll look at the current state of affairs. Also, we examine the difficult lives of Pakistan's atheists. Plus, how George Romero inspired zombie fans worldwide.
Friday, July 14, 2017 12:03pmPresident Donald Trump attends Bastille Day festivities in Paris today — and we take a look. Plus, the southern French city of Nice is remembering the attack a year ago today that killed 86 people on the beachside promenade. Plus, we look back at the life and work of South African HIV/AIDS activist Prudence Mabele.
Thursday, July 13, 2017 1:17pmPresident Donald Trump meets his French counterpart in Paris. Also, the painful history of Jedwabne, a village in Poland where the Jewish population was massacred during World War II. Plus we remember the life and work of Chinese Nobel laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo.