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This Week
May 3, 2002

This week on NOW: The story of Dominic MacSorely of the humanitarian aid agency Concern Worldwide. He's part of the battle to feed the starving people of Afghanistan and fighting to make a difference in the rebuilding of a nation.

In Africa, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Bill Gates, Sr., head of the world’s largest foundation, join forces, hoping to throw a spotlight on the deepening AIDS crisis. Video journalist Jamila Paksima follows their journey.

And, NPR’s Nina Totenberg speaks with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

In Depth

Afghan child

Read an interview with aid worker Dominic MacSorley about his twenty years in the business of helping people.

Photo Essay: See the Afghan camps through the eyes of a photographer

Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter, Bill Gates, Sr., and Nelson Mandela on the lessons learned from the AIDS pandemic.

Voices of those living with HIV/AIDS

AIDS in Africa
Update South Africa: new government policy on HIV/AIDS.


Update on stories

We update three previous stories and highlight your comments. We check in on the Mehmood Family; tell you the fate of Palestinian militia commander Marwan Zaloum; and catch up with global warming scientist Dr. Robert Watson.


Bill Moyers on Class in America

And Bill Moyers Responds to Your Letters about the Freedom of Information Act

Picture of the Week

Grandfather and granddaughter
Grandfather and granddaughter from the refugee camps. Add your caption.


Learn more about the issues discussed on NOW.

Read the complete transcript.


After the War
Producer: William Brangham
Editor: Kathi Black
Field Producer: Barrie Dowdall

Hard Facts
Producer: Jamila Paksima
Editor: Alison Amron

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