While armed conflicts are ongoing, media coverage brings images and sounds from the center of war zones to the world. But what happens when the guns go silent and the combatants and media go home?
J. Malcolm Garcia looks at the people left to survive in the aftermath in his book, What Wars Leave Behind: The Faceless and the Forgotten. On Wednesday's Up to Date, the author talks with Steve Kraske about "the endless messiness of war and the failings of good intentions."
Many college students often spend a summer abroad for additional course credit or just to see a bit of the world. In the second portion of Friday's Up to Date, Steve Kraske talks with a member of the State Department for some advice that could make their, or anyone's, time away from home as safe as possible.
Viktoria Lopatkiewicz is a Division Chief in the Office of American Citizen Services for the U.S. Department of State.
Two museum exhibitions currently in Kansas City are using tomb relics to bring ancient times and faraway places to life. These artifacts have survived journeys of thousands of miles and thousands of years.
It's easy to vilify an entire country because of its political leadership. But don't you think it'd be interesting to explore the Middle Eastern treasures of Iran or visit the southeast Asian jewel of Vietnam?