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Worldview: January 7, 2016

North Korea claims it set off a hydrogen bomb. We’ll talk about the mystery of DPRK’s hydrogen detonation with Bruce Cumings, professor of history at the University of Chicago. And the documentary film “Drone,” explores in-depth how the U.S. government recruits drone operators. We’ll talk with the film’s director, Tonje Hessen Schei. Also, for our ‘Global Activism’ series, we get an update from Elizabeth Powley, founder of Every Child is My Child, helping kids in Rwanda and Burundi. And we'll here from historian John Schmidt about when the first black emigrants arrived to the country what would be named Liberia, PHOTO: People watch a TV news program showing North Korea's announcement, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. North Korea said Wednesday it had conducted a hydrogen bomb test. The letters read " Will not use nuclear weapon if autonomy secured." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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