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The Anti-Apartheid Movement's Untold Stories

This month marks the 100th anniversary of the African National Congress, the party that played a crucial role in the global movement to end apartheid in South Africa. That history, along with rare interviews with the party's key players, is featured in the series Have You Heard From Johannesburg? Host Michel Martin speaks with director Connie Field.
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Search Resumes At Stricken Italian Cruise Ship

More than 20 people are still missing. The Costa Concordia hit some rocks on Friday and listed over on it starboard side. Eleven deaths have been confirmed. There were about 4,200 passengers and crew onboard.
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Pakistan's Prime Minister Has Rare Day In Court

The contempt hearing for Pakistan's prime minister has been adjourned until next month. Pakistan's Supreme Court wants him to explain why he refused to reopen an anti-corruption case against the country's president.
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Egypt's Military Government Quiets Revolutionaries

It's been nearly a year since the uprising began in Egypt that toppled President Hosni Mubarak. The revolutionaries that started it all are again finding themselves persecuted. The military council that runs Egypt is targeting them, using the court system and prison to shut them up. Unlike a year ago, the revolutionaries can no longer count on much popular support.
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A Look Back At Bosnia, Through Angelina Jolie's Eyes

Angelina Jolie was just 16 when the war in Bosnia began, and she paid little heed to it at the time. But as her awareness of international issues grew, her attention was drawn back to the conflict. Now, that war is the subject of her debut film as a writer and director, In the Land of Blood and Honey.

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