Around the World

4 segments
In this week’s Underreported feature, we look at the dangers of avian flu, and find out why some scientists worry that it could turn into a human pandemic. Next, Gary Pomerantz revisits Wilt Chamberlain’s historic 100-point game in Wilt, 1962. Pierre Dulaine, founder of the American Ballroom Theater Company, explains how he’s celebrating Bastille Day at Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing series. And Nicholas Ostler explains the history of the world’s languages in Empires of the Word.