Around the World Here at Home

Around the World
12:00 am
Mon August 13, 2012

Springfield Man Shares Family Pain From Greek Debt Crisis

In this segment of our monthly series, Manoli Saavenas shares his perspective on the financial crisis in his home country of Greece.

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Around the World Here at Home
7:23 am
Wed July 11, 2012

Watching the Country of Syria Boil Up in Political Strife, Harsh Crackdowns

Welcome to our new program, “Around the World, Here at Home.” Every month, we’ll be exploring global stories through the eyes of someone here in the Ozarks.

Today, we’re flying across the Atlantic to what was once the home of ancient Christian monasteries, and the intersection of vibrant trade.

It’s been occupied by Rome and the Ottomans, creating a melting pot of culture. It’s where the “mensaf” dish is still occasionally eaten by hand, and every guest is greeted with hospitality.

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