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  • Werner Herzog - Into the Inferno documentary

    Wednesday October 26, 2016

    The Current Werner Herzog's new documentary pays homage to the volcano

    Werner Herzog has spent close to five decades making films and just as long breaking the rules. The legendary, documentary filmmaker shows no sign of slowing down with three films coming out this year, including Into the Inferno, about active volcanoes.

    Posted: Oct 26, 2016 2:29 PM ET
    Last Updated: Oct 28, 2016 2:00 PM ET
    Listen 33:58
  • Wade Davis Photographs (Book)

    Monday October 24, 2016

    PHOTOS: Anthropologist Wade Davis on disappearing world cultures

    Wade Davis has spent more than a decade travelling the globe to visit the peoples, cultures, and languages, in danger of extinction. The anthropologist says the cultural life of our planet is under assault and deserves to be heard.

    Posted: Oct 24, 2016 1:27 PM ET
    Last Updated: Oct 28, 2016 1:12 PM ET
    Listen 25:32
  •  Nujeen Mustafa

    Friday October 21, 2016

    Teen Syrian refugee recounts journey to Germany in wheelchair

    In a way, she's just a face in the crowd — one of millions of Syrian refugees who have fled their home in search of a better life. But young Nujeen Mustafa made her escape in a wheelchair and says next she'd like to head to the moon.

    Posted: Oct 21, 2016 2:49 PM ET
    Last Updated: Oct 21, 2016 3:48 PM ET
    Listen 23:27
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