Marco Werman

Marco Werman is senior producer of The World, covering music for the program. He has been recognized by the National Federation of Community Broadcasters for an original radio drama that he wrote; the Sony Awards for an expose on child labor in West African gold mines, and the first annual Unity Award from the Radio and Television News Director's Association for coverage of diversity issues.


Mali's acclaimed guitarist Ali Farka Toure announced during his summer 2000 tour of America that he was retiring back to a farm in Niafunke, his home village in the Saharan desert. This is the portrait of a successful musician embracing a new direction in his life.