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Tuesday, March 03th, 2015

Readers' Voices: An American in Cuba

USA Today features Tom Millington, a U.S educator in Cuba Tom Millington wanted to be a diplomat. Instead, he's an educator in Cuba. But he acts as an ambassador of sorts, coordinating a study abroad program that helps American students learn more about the island nation. And with the historic shift to normalize U.S.-Cuba relations announced Dec. 17, he is… [Read Full Article]
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Monday, December 15th, 2014

NYT: Time for U.S. to engage with Cuba

Ernesto Londoño from the New York Times tells Amanpour why the newspaper thinks the U.S. should end its Cuba embargo   Click to view video.   [Read Full Article]
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Friday, November 14th, 2014

President Obama fostering human rights and partnership with Myanmar

Obama meets Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi at home where she was kept under arrest.                 Image:  Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press   BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 15 hours ago President Barack Obama gave a blunt assessment Friday of the need for further reform in Myanmar's move toward democracy, weighing into sensitive controversies over… [Read Full Article]
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Wednesday, October 08th, 2014

Fred Branfman, Who Exposed Bombing of Laos, Dies at 72

By WILLIAM YARDLEY  OCT. 6, 2014   The Vietnam War was raging when Fred Branfman went to Laos in 1967 as an international aid worker. Determined to immerse himself in the society, he lived with an elderly villager, learned to speak Laotian and became a translator. In time, he met Laotians who told him something startling: There was a second… [Read Full Article]
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Thursday, August 07th, 2014

Nixon reframes Watergate scandal in rereleased 1983 interviews

President Nixon's farewell on Aug. 9, 1974, as he boards a helicopter at the White House. (Associated Press)   By MAEVE RESTON On the eve of Richard Nixon's resignation 40 years ago, he could hear protesters chanting outside the White House as he retired to the Lincoln Sitting Room to make calls. The distant shouting reminded him of the height of… [Read Full Article]
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