A deal to monitor Iran's nuclear program continues to be discussed by a panel of world powers. We discuss the potential outcomes with Joe Cirnicione of the Ploughshares Fund. We also talk about the recent Nigerian elections and their historic outcome. Finally, we look at Orthodox Lent and Tony Sarabia tells us about Toña la Negra.
As the self-imposed deadline is reached, talks between the P5+1 and the Iranian delegation continue. A deal is close to being reached so we opened the line to our listeners to join in the conversation. We also welcomed Cheryl Besenjak from Growing Healthy People to tell us about her organization's mission to train veterans to become farmers.
A historic deal continues to be discussed in Switzerland that could determine the future of a nuclear Iran. We'll discuss what's at stake. We also talk to the co-founder of Engineers Without Borders about the impact his organization is having on the developing world.
A group of republicans sent a letter to the government of Iran explaining how Congress works. This comes amid tough negotiations on an Iranian nuclear deal. We also look back at a famous Swedish director making his just stateside and Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble on Global Activism.
Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Congress in what was a very divisive event on Capitol Hill. As only the second foreign leader to speak to Congress three times, his speech focused on nuclear restrictions on Iran. We also discuss the Black Fever epidemic that is currently harming South Sudan.
The U.S. and Iran continue on a path towards a deal controlling Iran's nuclear program. However, sanctions by the United States are proving hard to swallow by Iranian officials and progress has stalled. We talk to Joe Cirincione about a possible deal. Also, Lynsey Addario joins us in studio to talk about her personal experiences as a photojournalist in some of the world's most dangerous hot zones.
The deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran has been extended for seven months. We'll take a look at what the extension could mean with Trita Parsi, president of the National Iranian American Council, and Joseph Cirincione, president of Ploughshares Fund.