DispatchesAuthor Alexandra Fuller reading: Growing up as a white RhodesianOct 20, 2011 | 0:50Alexandra Fuller will be on the show next week to talk to Rick about her new memoir about growing up in colonial Africa, 'Cocktail Hour Under The Tree of Forgetfulness.' In this excerpt, she describes what it was like to grow up a white Rhodesian.
DispatchesCanadian corruption abroad with Transparency International - Sept. 29, 2011Sep 29, 2011 | 8:00James Klotz talks about a new era in which the RCMP appears ready to go after Canadian companies that engage in corrupt practices when doing business abroad.
DispatchesPiece of my Heart: Listener Soundtrack from AfghanistanSep 8, 2011 | 1:49Dispatches listener Roberta, from Ontario, remembers jogging at the Kandahar Air Force Base to a rock 'n' roll classic.
DispatchesThe Sky Cries Blood - Part 1Sep 1, 2011 | 52:52In 2002 CBC's David Mclauchlin and Connie Watson went into Afghanistan just after the fall of the Taliban, after years of civil war and Soviet intervention. The Sky Cries Blood, Part One starts with an invitation from the Sufi poet Rumi.
DispatchesThe Sky Cries Blood - Part 2Sep 1, 2011 | 58:11David McLauchlin and Connie Watson continue their separate journeys across war-torn and hungry Afghanistan in the winter of 2002. David mostly around Herat; Connie around Kabul.
DispatchesThe Sky Cries Blood - Part 3Sep 1, 2011 | 55:14David McLauchlin and Connie Watson in Afghanistan in early 2002. Part Three leads up to March 21 -- the first day of Spring and the official Afghanistan New Year's day.