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Dispatches December 31, 2009 (Part 1/2)

Hear how music and politics spilled into the streets of Jakarta this year. How the British and the Americans conspired to drive a people from their island paradise. Iraqi arts are alive and well -- in exile. The mystery of the world's oldest computer. It pre-dates current models by about two-thousand years.

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Dispatches - Dispatches, December 31, 2009 (Part 2/2)Dec 31, 2009 | 25:00Dispatches Dispatches, December 31, 2009 (Part 2/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches, December 31, 2009 (Part 2/2) Dec 31, 2009 | 25:00Hear how music and politics spilled into the streets of Jakarta this year. How the British and the Americans conspired to drive a people from their island paradise. Iraqi arts are alive and well -- in exile. The mystery of the world's oldest computer. It pre-dates current models by about two-thousand years.
Dispatches - Dispatches December 31, 2009 (Part 1/2)Dec 31, 2009 | 25:00Dispatches Dispatches December 31, 2009 (Part 1/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches December 31, 2009 (Part 1/2) Dec 31, 2009 | 25:00Hear how music and politics spilled into the streets of Jakarta this year. How the British and the Americans conspired to drive a people from their island paradise. Iraqi arts are alive and well -- in exile. The mystery of the world's oldest computer. It pre-dates current models by about two-thousand years.
Dispatches - Dispatches December 31, Part 2Dec 31, 2009 | 27:30Dispatches Dispatches December 31, Part 2 Audio
Dispatches Dispatches December 31, Part 2 Dec 31, 2009 | 27:30Jakarta, Washington D. C., Diego Garcia & London
Dispatches - Dispatches December 24, 2009 (Part 2/2)Dec 24, 2009 | 27:29Dispatches Dispatches December 24, 2009 (Part 2/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches December 24, 2009 (Part 2/2) Dec 24, 2009 | 27:29How to exploit Africa in just a few easy steps. A Canadian journalist exposes the simple rules of a cynical game. Christianity offends the Communist Party, but the churches strike back. The author of a new book explores why the bones of the dead have such power over faith and conflict. Take a Sufi pilgrimage with the devout of Senegal to the holy city of Touba.
Dispatches - Dispatches December 24, 2009 (Part 1/2)Dec 24, 2009 | 25:00Dispatches Dispatches December 24, 2009 (Part 1/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches December 24, 2009 (Part 1/2) Dec 24, 2009 | 25:00How to exploit Africa in just a few easy steps. A Canadian journalist exposes the simple rules of a cynical game. Christianity offends the Communist Party, but the churches strike back. The author of a new book explores why the bones of the dead have such power over faith and conflict. Take a Sufi pilgrimage with the devout of Senegal to the holy city of Touba.
Dispatches - Dispatches, December 17, 2009 (Part 2/2)Dec 17, 2009 | 27:30Dispatches Dispatches, December 17, 2009 (Part 2/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches, December 17, 2009 (Part 2/2) Dec 17, 2009 | 27:30Climate change comes to a tiny African island. In China, the world's biggest polluter is forced to get greener, and Canadians are there to help reap the rewards. Massacre in the Philippines. Human security in retreat as politics fuel a clan war. In Papua New Guinea, they've got it all. So why are its citizens so screwed? Notes about the new way of settling differences in El Salvador. We've got the top ten stories you missed this year.
Dispatches - Dispatches, December 17, 2009 (Part 1/2)Dec 17, 2009 | 25:00Dispatches Dispatches, December 17, 2009 (Part 1/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches, December 17, 2009 (Part 1/2) Dec 17, 2009 | 25:00Climate change comes to a tiny African island. In China, the world's biggest polluter is forced to get greener, and Canadians are there to help reap the rewards. Massacre in the Philippines. Human security in retreat as politics fuel a clan war. In Papua New Guinea, they've got it all. So why are its citizens so screwed? Notes about the new way of settling differences in El Salvador. We've got the top ten stories you missed this year.
Dispatches - Dispatches, December 10, 2009 (Part 2/2)Dec 10, 2009 | 27:30Dispatches Dispatches, December 10, 2009 (Part 2/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches, December 10, 2009 (Part 2/2) Dec 10, 2009 | 27:30High stakes and airstrikes as Pakistan tries to crush the Taliban advance. The words no crime reporter in Tokyo ever wants to hear from the Yakuza: write the story and you die. Yaks and thugs and 160 flat tires: the cyclist who pedalled halfway round the world to take on his own fears. Jamaicans summon the dead to protect the living.
Dispatches - Dispatches, December 10, 2009 (Part 1/2)Dec 10, 2009 | 25:00Dispatches Dispatches, December 10, 2009 (Part 1/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches, December 10, 2009 (Part 1/2) Dec 10, 2009 | 25:00High stakes and airstrikes as Pakistan tries to crush the Taliban advance. The words no crime reporter in Tokyo ever wants to hear from the Yakuza: write the story and you die. Yaks and thugs and 160 flat tires: the cyclist who pedalled halfway round the world to take on his own fears. Jamaicans summon the dead to protect the living.
Dispatches - Dispatches, December 3, 2009 (Part 2/2)Dec 3, 2009 | 27:30Dispatches Dispatches, December 3, 2009 (Part 2/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches, December 3, 2009 (Part 2/2) Dec 3, 2009 | 27:30Who's poaching pre-history and stealing Mongolia's fossils? A Canadian's account of running with NATO's drug-dealing allies in Afghanistan. Why some Egyptians prefer the past to the present. From Iraq, an American memoir of the war that went sideways.
Dispatches - Dispatches, December 3, 2009 (Part 1/2)Dec 3, 2009 | 25:00Dispatches Dispatches, December 3, 2009 (Part 1/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches, December 3, 2009 (Part 1/2) Dec 3, 2009 | 25:00Who's poaching pre-history and stealing Mongolia's fossils? A Canadian's account of running with NATO's drug-dealing allies in Afghanistan. Why some Egyptians prefer the past to the present. From Iraq, an American memoir of the war that went sideways.
Dispatches - Dispatches, November 26, 2009 (Part 2/2)Nov 26, 2009 | 27:28Dispatches Dispatches, November 26, 2009 (Part 2/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches, November 26, 2009 (Part 2/2) Nov 26, 2009 | 27:28Latin America goes shopping for firepower. How toxic muck and the Mob are poisoning one of the most fertile regions of Italy. Africa is mad as hell and it's not going to partake in the UN climate change conference if something isn't done about carbon emissions. Mobility is changing tradition for the elderly of India.
Dispatches - Dispatches, November 26, 2009 (Part 1/2)Nov 26, 2009 | 24:59Dispatches Dispatches, November 26, 2009 (Part 1/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches, November 26, 2009 (Part 1/2) Nov 26, 2009 | 24:59Latin America goes shopping for firepower. How toxic muck and the Mob are poisoning one of the most fertile regions of Italy. Africa is mad as hell and it's not going to partake in the UN climate change conference if something isn't done about carbon emissions. Mobility is changing tradition for the elderly of India.
Dispatches - Dispatches, November 19, 2009 (Part 2/2)Nov 19, 2009 | 27:30Dispatches Dispatches, November 19, 2009 (Part 2/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches, November 19, 2009 (Part 2/2) Nov 19, 2009 | 27:30A view from the barricades in Iraq. From the land behind God's back, meet the burnesh of the Balkans: women who lead their lives as men. A year since the Mumbai attacks some wounds have healed, but life for one survivor has never been the same. Israel's military culture helps make its economy the start-up capital of the world. Listen to India's plan for dominating the world of international sports.
Dispatches - Dispatches, November 19, 2009 (Part 1/2)Nov 19, 2009 | 25:00Dispatches Dispatches, November 19, 2009 (Part 1/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches, November 19, 2009 (Part 1/2) Nov 19, 2009 | 25:00A view from the barricades in Iraq. From the land behind God's back, meet the burnesh of the Balkans: women who lead their lives as men. A year since the Mumbai attacks some wounds have healed, but life for one survivor has never been the same. Israel's military culture helps make its economy the start-up capital of the world. Listen to India's plan for dominating the world of international sports.

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