April 24, 2001 Blending into a new city can be a difficult thing in any country, and foreigners living abroad often need to find ways to decompress. Commentator Shai Oster describes the almost religious experience of the morning commute in Beijing.
September 2, 2000 A crew of Icelanders sail across the ocean from their home to America 1,000 years after their Viking ancestors made the same voyage. Their vessel, the Icelander, is a replica Viking warship built to an ancient design by the ship's captain.
April 20, 2000 A new service provides travelers and expatriates with copies of their hometown newspapers in the familiar paper version on the day of publication. It's a combination of new and old technology.
November 3, 1999 In part one of a three part series looking back on the Iran hostage crisis NPR's Ted Clark reports that twenty years ago this week, Iranian students stormed the U.S embassy in Tehran. Fifty-two Americans were held hostage for 444 days.
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