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    June 7, 2012

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    Dispatches "India's Sex Workers" Mar 22, 2012 | 13:18CBC's Priya Sankaran is in Chennai, one of India's key film production centres. She finds a cultural twist on the story of the starlet who falls on hard times.
    Dispatches - "The Rope Throwers of Jacmel"Mar 1, 2012 | 10:11Dispatches "The Rope Throwers of Jacmel" Audio
    Dispatches "The Rope Throwers of Jacmel" Mar 1, 2012 | 10:11Susana Ferreira takes us to the Carnival in Jacmel, Haiti -- where traditionally, dark threads of history, culture and politics are intertwined with the colourful floats and dancers. And the Lanse Kod, or Rope Throwers, are the most menacing figures of all.
    Dispatches - June 21, 2012 Dispatches final episodeJun 21, 2012 | 52:21Dispatches June 21, 2012 Dispatches final episode Audio
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    Dispatches - "Jonestown revisited" (November 2009 Rewind encore)Nov 24, 2011 | 3:54Dispatches "Jonestown revisited" (November 2009 Rewind encore) Audio
    Dispatches "Jonestown revisited" (November 2009 Rewind encore) Nov 24, 2011 | 3:54Bronwyn Drainie reports for CBC Radio's Sunday Morning in 1978 on the Jonestown massacre. Cult leader Jim Jones presided over the deaths of more than 900 followers of the People's Temple, based in Jonestown, Guyana. The dead were most killed with cyanide, which some willingly took after poisoning their children with it first.
    Dispatches - "What stories they won't forget" (Laura Lynch's memorable visit to Zimbabwe)Jun 21, 2012 | 2:20Dispatches "What stories they won't forget" (Laura Lynch's memorable visit to Zimbabwe) Audio
    Dispatches "What stories they won't forget" (Laura Lynch's memorable visit to Zimbabwe) Jun 21, 2012 | 2:20She went to Zimbabwe several times for us, but will forever associate this one with a pair of scissors.
    Dispatches - "What stories they won't forget" (Rhoda Metcalfe's evening with Turkey's Sufis)Jun 21, 2012 | 1:35Dispatches "What stories they won't forget" (Rhoda Metcalfe's evening with Turkey's Sufis) Audio
    Dispatches "What stories they won't forget" (Rhoda Metcalfe's evening with Turkey's Sufis) Jun 21, 2012 | 1:35She reflects an evening spend with the Islamic sub-cult whirling dervishes and coming close to a mystical experience.
    Dispatches - "Jonestown revisited"Nov 24, 2011 | 8:38Dispatches "Jonestown revisited" Audio
    Dispatches "Jonestown revisited" Nov 24, 2011 | 8:38Reporter Sarah Grainger goes back to Jonestown, Guyana, to the site of the massacre of 900 Americans in 1978, presided over by Jim Jones. Now some want to turn this site into a tourist destination...while others find that idea distasteful.
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    Dispatches December 22, 2011 Dec 22, 2011 | 52:19from: Seoul, South Korea - Monrovia, Liberia - Zambia - Port-au-Prince, Haiti -Manila, the Philippines
    Dispatches - "Burma emerges" (Dr. Thant Myint-U at the Jaipur Literature Festival)Jan 26, 2012 | 1:45Dispatches "Burma emerges" (Dr. Thant Myint-U at the Jaipur Literature Festival) Audio
    Dispatches "Burma emerges" (Dr. Thant Myint-U at the Jaipur Literature Festival) Jan 26, 2012 | 1:45The recent and remarkable political thaw in Burma, also known as Myanmar, is getting attention around the world. Political prisoners have been let out. The U.S. is restoring diplomatic relations. Speaking in Jaipur at the the annual Jaipur Literature Festival, the noted author and historian Dr. Thant Myint-U predicted the Burmese president will further relax the administration's grip on the country.
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    Dispatches "Cash for Kenyans" Sep 29, 2011 | 10:37Anjali Nayar visited with famine victims in Kenya who were getting cash instead of food. It's a last ditch effort to deal with the drought crisis in the Horn of Africa.
    Dispatches - "Bombay bling"Sep 29, 2011 | 11:31Dispatches "Bombay bling" Audio
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