Conflict and Crisis in Syria; Gold; “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”; Antibacterial Soap

A young Syrian, covered is dust, helps clear the debris after the Syrian airforce allegedly fired at a residential neighborhood. December 9, 2013

The Director of the University of Denver’s Center for Middle East Studies brings us up-to-date on the civil war in Syria and the humanitarian crisis it’s created, and suggests ways the conflict could be resolved. Matthew Hart examines our love for gold, and how it became the world’s most precious commodity. Jefferson Mays talks about playing eight different characters in the hit Broadway musical comedy “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder.” We’ll talk about the FDA’s proposed rule that would ban an active ingredient in many antibacterial soaps.