All Posts Tagged With: "Lynn Sherr"

Greeks struggle to reclaim traditional Mediterranean diet

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Greeks struggle to reclaim traditional Mediterranean diet

While traditional Mediterranean fare is among the healthiest on the planet, Greece now struggles with an obesity epidemic. Worldfocus correspondent Lynn Sherr and producer Megan Thompson report on Greek efforts to reclaim their heritage of "slow food."

Posted: November 25, 2009 17:11   Comments: 13
Savoring slow food in Crete

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Savoring slow food in Crete

As part of their reporting on Greek efforts to stem the tide of obesity in their country, Worldfocus correspondent Lynn Sherr and producer Megan Thompson visit "slow food" advocates Nikos and Lola Frantzeskakis. The pair share recipes for healthy -- and delicious -- dishes in Vamos, Crete using locally-grown vegetables, meats, and of course, olive oil.

Posted: November 25, 2009 17:10   Comments: 2
Ancient Greek values clash with modern treatment of gays

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Ancient Greek values clash with modern treatment of gays

Homosexuality dates back thousands of years in Ancient Greece, where same-sex relationships were well-known - even among the gods. But today in Greece, gay rights are not as accepted. Special correspondent Lynn Sherr and producer Megan Thompson examine the state of gay marriage in Greece.

Posted: November 12, 2009 18:24   Comments: 5
Old and new at the Acropolis Museum in Greece

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Old and new at the Acropolis Museum in Greece

Go behind the scenes with an exclusive video tour of the Parthenon in Greece's new Acropolis Museum.

Posted: September 15, 2009 14:46   Comments: 0
Greeks lobby for return of Parthenon marbles to Athens

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Greeks lobby for return of Parthenon marbles to Athens

The opening of the Acropolis Museum in Greece this summer has reignited a controversy over some of the sculptures that adorned the Parthenon, the most famous monument of ancient Greece.

Posted: September 15, 2009 12:49   Comments: 5
Do Greece’s ancient treasures belong in London?

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Do Greece’s ancient treasures belong in London?

A collection of sculptures from Greece's famed Parthenon have a permanent home in the British Museum. Should they be returned to Greece? Students at the American College of Greece say yes, but Dimitris Plantzos of the University of Ioannina holds the rare view that the sculptures don't need to be returned.

Posted: September 15, 2009 10:30   Comments: 7
Sharing the good news with you

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Sharing the good news with you

Though a common saying about news is "if it bleeds, it leads," Martin Savidge shares some of the more cheery stories that have uplifted the world recently, including Worldfocus' signature series from Liberia.

Posted: April 17, 2009 14:26   Comments: 0
Former child soldiers, sex slaves recover from Liberia’s war

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Former child soldiers, sex slaves recover from Liberia’s war

Some of the biggest victims of Liberia's 14-year civil war were young women who were taken prisoner and forced to fight, or made into sex slaves. Many of them are now struggling to recover and struggling to forget.

Posted: April 16, 2009 15:21   Comments: 7
Liberian women occupy front lines of war on sexual violence

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Liberian women occupy front lines of war on sexual violence

Liberia's recovery after years of civil war has been led by women, who for years were among the biggest victims of the rampant violence in that country. Women are now on the front lines of what's become a war on sexual violence.

Posted: April 15, 2009 14:22   Comments: 11
Liberians scrub tombstones and dance to celebrate the dead

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Liberians scrub tombstones and dance to celebrate the dead

Liberia's Decoration Day is a national holiday that mourns the losses or celebrates the lives of lost loved ones. Liberians bring parties to cemeteries to clean and decorate gravestones, eat and dance.

Posted: April 15, 2009 12:26   Comments: 0
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