Protests intensified in London after legislation passed to triple university tuition fees. Margaret Warner gets the latest on the protests, what’s behind them and what’s next with Ned Temko from The Observer. Continue reading
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange turned himself into Scotland Yard Tuesday, but his lawyers vowed to continue fighting extradition to Sweden, where he faces sexual-assault charges. Kwame Holman has more on the arrest and the threat of prosecution of the U.S. government. Continue reading
Howard Jacobson is a writer and journalist whose novel, “The Finkler Question”, was named winner of the Man Booker Prize in London on Tuesday.
Starting with the 1842 Anglo-Afghan War and running through to the present day conflict in Afghanistan, a new theater production called “The Great Game: Afghanistan” attempts to educate audiences about the history of modern foreign intervention in that region with an entertaining cycle of 12 plays.
A Broadway musical about the fall of the disgraced Enron Corporation is closing after just 15 performances, following a hugely successful London run. Jeffrey Brown reports on the tepid reaction to the play from U.S. critics and audiences. Continue reading