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We conclude our week-long series on the garment industry, with a look at how recycling clothes could help the environment. Also, a resolution in Quebec asking shopkeepers to drop the "hi" from their customary bilingual "bonjour-hi" greeting. Plus, the soundtrack for the Netflix series "The Crown."
Today, we head to Dhaka, Bangladesh, for the next installment of our series "Wear and Tear." All this week we've been meeting women across the globe who make our clothes. Today, making sweaters in this garment factory is a family affair. Also, we introduce you to a model for green construction in the face of climate change. Plus, why the United Nations is weighing in on Neapolitan pizza.
President Donald Trump today formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. We'll dig in. Also, we revisit the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, and hear from a survivor. And we remember French rocker Johnny Hallyday.
We look back on a raid in El Monte, California, 22 years ago that had a dramatic impact on the garment industry. Also, Russia is banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics. Plus, growing up in Mugabe's Zimbabwe.
Today we launch "Wear and Tear," our week-long series on the women who make your clothes. Today we hear from a woman who worked in a North Carolina mill town. Plus, we visit a city built by the Soviet Union just for academics and scientists. And what Chinese women are saying about sexual harassment.
There's a mixed verdict in a case often cited by Donald Trump to support his call for a crackdown on undocumented immigrants. Also, life inside the gilded prison also known as the Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh. And we learn about a graphic biography of Josephine Baker.