Global cultural treasures under methodical attack in Timbuktu

American University Radio’s “The Kojo Nnamdi Show” WAMU 88.5 FM

The Threat To Timbuktu
July 11, 2012

Political upheaval in the West African nation of Mali is threatening the desert city of Timbuktu, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Todd Moss (vice president for programs and senior fellow at the Center for Global Development) and Chérif Keïta (Professor of French at Carleton College and a Malian native who has spoken publicly on the cultural crisis  in other media) join the host as guests.

Thanks to Michelle for passing this along!

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