Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University: Building a School Library

Nancy Hatch Dupree, and the staff of the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University, create a new library at Humayan Shahid School, Dasht-e Barchi, about one hour from central Kabul. This is the first time the 8,000 students at this school have had a library.

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Street Kids: Tiffany and Nate

Tiffany and Nathanial have been living on the streets of New York City for years. On this day they announce their engagement at the Marsha P. Johnson Center, a homeless shelter for kids in Harlem.

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Child Soldier Ishmael Beah

Ishmael Beah talks to New York City high school kids about his memoir, A Long Way Gone, about his experience as a child soldier in Sierra Leone.

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Africa Entrepreneurship Master Class

Four Columbia Business School students consulted with hotel owner and Dar es Salaam entrepreneurs, Joseph and Damasi Mfugale, on how to build their Peacock Hotel chain, from three-stars into a five-star hotel.

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Life and Death on the A-List

Segment from Jay Corcoran’s first documentary, featuring Tom McBride. This documentary details the life and death of Tom McBride, a New York actor and model dying of Progressive Multi-focal Leucoencephalopathy (PML), an AIDS-related brain disease. McBride’s “All-American” good looks made him a familiar face in television commercials, print ads and films through the ’70s and ’80s.

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Blow: New York’s premier blow dry bar

Co-owner Julie Flakstad and others talk about the secret of Blow’s success.

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Think Coffee

The best coffee in the city and a great sense of humor pack them in at Think Coffee.

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