Mar. 19, 2012
Leslie Mass first wrote about being a Peace Corps volunteer in a small village in Pakistan in 1962. She discusses her recent book about returning to the village 50 years later called, Back to Pakistan: A Fifty-Year Journey. And WBEZ’s Odette Yousef brings us an audio postcard from the Pakistani side of the border with India. Then, museums are a repository for a nation’s history, culture, values, and at times, its politics. In Bosnia/Herzegovina, it's been too controversial to set up these institutions because of the divisive legacy of the war which killed thousands and set Serb, Muslim and Croat neighbors against each other. Rebecca Kesby reports for the BBC program Assignment.