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Nada Bakri talks about her late husband, reporter Anthony Shadid, who died last month in Syria. And we’ll be joined by Rajiv Chandrasekaran who worked with Shadid while both of them were covering Iraq. Today’s installment of the BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects looks at a silver plate from Iran that was used to promote Zoroastrianism during reign of the Sansanians. Elaine Sciolino joins us for a Backstory Update on the French presidential campaign and the continuing fall-out from the Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal.