Trump Will Personally Meet With Kim Jong Un By May, 'Crane Diplomacy' And Protecting The World’s Largest Crane, Milos Stehlik Interviews Filmmaker Armando Iannucci on 'The Death of Stalin,' And Weekend Passport Celebrates 5 Years With The 'Bob Dylan Of Iran' Moshen Namjoo
On today’s show:
President Donald Trump made the surprise announcement that he would engage in direct talks with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un, and we discuss this move with Bruce Cumings, professor of history at the University of Chicago.
We get an update on the effort to preserve the Sarus crane of Southeast Asia — the world’s tallest flying bird — from George Archibald, co-founder of the International Crane Foundation.
WBEZ film contributor and Facets Chicago director Milos Stehlik interviews Scottish-born writer and director Armando Iannucci about his film The Death of Stalin.
We celebrate five years of Nari Safavi joining us on Fridays to help you have an international good time on the weekends with one of his favorite musicians — legendary Iranian musician Moshen Namjoo.