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Week In Review: International Stories Get Local08:53
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In the news this week, big stories of disaster and turmoil abroad were hard to ignore back home in Massachusetts.

After nuclear disaster in Japan, the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth is under intense scrutiny. (Courtesy)
After nuclear disaster in Japan, the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth is under intense scrutiny. (Courtesy)

One week after a powerful earthquake and Tsunami, Japan struggled with a nuclear catastrophe and the crisis at the Fukushima nuclear reactors prompted new concerns about nuclear plants across the U.S. and New England.

After prodding by members of the international community — and here at home by the likes of Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry — the United Nations voted to impose a no-fly zone over Libya.

Also, this week Gov. Deval Patrick flew home from his overseas job creation trip, as Fidelity Investment announced its moving jobs out of state.

Our Week In Review Panel goes behind the headlines.

Guests:

  • Peter Canellos, editorial page editor, Boston Globe
  • Clayton Jones, chief editorial writer, Christian Science Monitor

This segment aired on March 18, 2011.

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