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The Russian media's coverage of the Boston bombing
Georgetown University professor andWilson Center fellow Charles King joins Worldview for an overview of how the BostonMarathon bombing story is being talked about in Russia. He will also discussthe unique challenges that can come with deciphering intelligence informationprovided by the Russian government.
The Colorado Party is victorious in Paraguay's elections
On Sunday, Paraguayans went to the polls to elect a new president. Horacio Cartes, the candidate from the Colorado Party, won by a plurality. The Colorado Party ruled Paraguay for decades, until the election of Fernando Lugo in 2008. Last year, Lugo was removed from power in a parliamentary maneuver that some have called a "legal coup." Now, the Colorado Party is back in power. Social anthropologist Kregg Hetherington brings us an update on Paraguay’s election and other issues facing the country.
The Maldives: a sinking country
Worldview talks with director Jon Shenk about his new documentary, The Island President. The film chronicles former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed’s first year in office as he tries to combat climate change to save his country from rising sea levels. The Island President airs Monday night on WTTW as part of the series Independent Lens.