Program 268: Race to the South Pole; Karachi for Travelers; Changing Dutch Society

Release Date: 12-04-2011


Rick checks in with a Norwegian team skiing across Antarctica to commemorate the trek of countryman Roald Amundsen; plus, NPR's Steve Inskeep shares what he discovered in the urban muddle of Karachi, Pakistan, and a journalist from The Netherlands outlines political changes on the Dutch horizon.


  • Jan-Gunnar Winther, director of the Norwegian Polar Institute
  • NPR reporter and Morning Edition co-host Steve Inskeep, author of "Instant City" (Penguin)
  • Jonathan Groubert, host of the weekly English language international news analysis program "The State We're In" from Radio Netherlands Worldwide