March 31, 2016

The International Show

Today’s episode takes us around the world. We have stories about Germany’s refugee crisis, China’s HIV epidemic and the United States’ broken immigration reform. We also interviewed fellow J School students about their past work as foreign correspondents, and about the unifying power of Friends.

CREDITS:

PRODUCER: Chris Harland-Dunaway
ASSISTANT PRODUCER: Teresa Cotsirilos
ANCHORS: Lacy Jane Roberts, Katherine Rose
REPORTERS: Levi Bridges, Teresa Cotsirilos, Jacqui Ipp, Lakshmi Sarah, Larry Zhou
ENGINEER: Laura Klivans
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Ben Manilla
MUSIC: "Around the World," Daft Punk, "Award Tour," A Tribe Called Quest



INDIVIDUAL STORIES FROM SHOW

The Chinese Closet: Gay Men and HIV

Maitian is a gay man living in Chengdu, China. He has a wife and an 18-year-old son. Everything was okay until he tested HIV positive.

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Why We Do It

Alsanosi Adam, Kyle Ludowitz and Lakshmi Sarah share audio from past reporting trips and discuss their experiences reporting abroad.

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Friends Abroad

The TV sitcom, Friends, was a favorite staple in many American households. But for the show’s international audience, it meant more than easy entertainment and comedic exploits.

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Deported Parents Stranded in Mexico

Gonzalo Pestaña, an undocumented immigrant from North Carolina, came to the United States when he was 5-years-old. He grew up in the U.S. and had a son. When a police officer pulled him over as part of a routine traffic stop, his life changed forever.

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In Search of Home

Adriel an Iranian refugee searches for housing in Berlin.

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