Worldview: June 19, 2017 | WBEZ
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Worldview Podcast

Saudi Arabia Leads A Diplomatic Row With Qatar And World History Moment: Size Of Earth

On today's show:

  • Saudi Arabia is leading the Persian Gulf states in a diplomatic row with Qatar. Joseph Kechichian, a senior writer for the Dubai-based Gulf News, analyzes why.
  • World History Moment: When Eratosthenes estimated the size of Earth in 240 B.C., he was only off by about 99 miles, according to NASA.

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