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A famine is stalking Yemen; with nearly half a million at risk of starving to death. Oscar nominated documentary "Hunger Ward" looks at those bearing the brunt of this tragic reality: children. Director Skye Fitzgerald and international correspondent Nima Elbagir join Christiane Amanpour to discuss what they learnt in covering this humanitarian crisis. Then Blake Bailey, author of "Philip Roth: The Life," discusses the relationships, the obsessions and the legacy of American literary giant Philip Roth. A controversial police encounter occurred in Virginia in December, when Army 2nd Lieutenant Caron Nazario was held at gunpoint and pepper-sprayed by two police officers during a traffic stop and Nazario is suing for one million dollars in damages. His lawyer Thomas Roberts speaks with our Michel Martin about the incident in question.
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