- Newsmaker: International AIDS Conference Wraps Up
Bill Clinton and Nelson Mandela addressed today-s final session of the 14th International AIDS Conference in Barcelona. Both leaders stressed the need for the developing world to take a more active role in the international treatment and prevention of AIDS and HIV. George Straight, Managing Editor for KaiserNetwork.org, has more on Clinton-s call for full US funding of the global fund.
- Reporter's Notebook: Who Betrayed Anne Frank-s Hiding Place?
One of the most moving documents of World War II-s Holocaust is The Diary of Anne Frank, the journal of a Jewish girl whose family was betrayed, then sent to Auschwitz after two years of hiding in occupied Amsterdam. Only her father Otto Frank survived. Now, 58 years later, David Barnouw, researcher at the Netherlands Institute for War Documentation, is working on new theories on the identity of their betrayer.
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