Martin Savidge

Anchor, Worldfocus

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Martin Savidge is the anchor of Worldfocus a half hour International newscast that airs nightly on PBS. The program uses its own reporters as well as those of news oanizations around the world and can also be found on the web at worldfocus.org.

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Barack Obama’s  inaugural address  was not an event witnessed by Americans alone. On his first day in office, President Obama has been  calling leaders in the Middle East.

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Barack Obama’s inaugural address was not an event witnessed by Americans alone. On his first day in office, President Obama has been calling leaders in the Middle East.

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