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Charles Fishburne is a correspondent for WCVE Public Radio. He brings over 40 years experience as a broadcast journalist and news executive in Richmond, Washington D.C. and New York. Charles was also a long-time television news anchor and news director in Richmond.

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U.Va. Professor Wins Grant to Preserve Ancient Culture of Bhutan

A University of Virginia professor has won a $1.4 million dollar grant to record and preserve remnants of the ancient culture of Bhutan. Many scholars recognize the kingdom of Bhutan as the last great bastion of Himalayan Buddhist Civilization. But modern civilization is beginning to wipe out its history and culture and traditions.  In the small country sandwiched between China and India, there are scholars are working to preserve the country’s oral traditions. Mark Turin is Principal Investigator of the Yale Himalaya Initiative.