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On today’s show:
- The death toll from this week’s earthquake in central Italy has surpassed 240 and is expected to rise. Government response to past earthquakes has been slow and plagued by scandals. We get an update from Italy.
- When Princess Kasune Zulu was diagnosed with HIV nearly 20 years ago, she was given six months to live. Since then, she’s advocated for education and healthcare for HIV/AIDS-affected communities, especially in her native Zambia.
- Our resident historian takes us back to the explosion of Krakatoa.