The Global Politics of Whaling

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Japan wants to catch more whales than it's allowed, whaling rights for Eskimos have been extended for another five years, and Norway and Iceland continue to hunt whales in significant numbers--all under an international moratorium on whaling. Guest host Sara Terry explores the horse-trading over the whale catch at this week's meeting of the International Whaling Commission.  Also, President Bush calls for a global reduction in greenhouse-gas emissions and, on Reporter's Notebook,  fear and celebration in Lebanon as the UN Security Council decides to create prosecute the assassins of former Prime Minister Rafic Hariri.

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