PRI's The World: 09/28/2016We remember Shimon Peres, one of Israel's founding fathers. He served as both prime minister and president during his life in public service and was one of the key figures behind the Oslo Accords. Also, Pepe the Frog. He's a cartoon character that's more than a decade old. But he's recently been co-opted by the alt-right and made into a figure that the Anti-Defamation League has just deemed a "hate symbol." Plus, the Indian Bhangra dancers who are getting folks in Canada's Maritime provinces moving.
PRI's The World: 09/27/2016Today we get some outside perspectives on last night's presidential debate. We'll touch base with viewers in Nigeria, Mexico, the UK and Thailand, and we'll touch on themes ranging from race relations to immigration to America's crummy airports. Plus, a Colombian American journalist offers his views on the historic peace agreement between FARC rebels and the Colombian government. Plus, we hear why Chablis growers in France are taking aim with anti-hail cannons, today on The World.
PRI's The World: 09/26/2016Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton go head to head tonight in their first televised debate as presidential nominees. We look at some of the hot topics they'll discuss, including national security, Syria, and immigration. Plus, there is heartbreak in Miami, where the city is mourning the tragic death of Florida Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez. The 24-year-old, originally from Cuba, was beloved not only as a great player, but a great person as well. And, we'll teach you how to respond if someone calls you a "ninnyhammer."