US and Zanzibar

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The incoming Federal Reserve chair, Janet Yellen, has described the US's economic recovery as "far from complete". Linda Yueh visits the Maryland coast, to look for signs of it. Is there cause for optimism?

Zanzibar's very name connotes exoticism and romance, but Petroc Trelawny finds quite the opposite - in a set of high-rise, Soviet-era blocks of flats. What has become of these architectural hangovers from the island's socialist past?

Presenter: Tony Grant
Producer: John Murphy

Photo: Snow covers the front of a boat on the icy waters of the Corsica River in Centreville, Maryland, February 2014
Credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

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11 minutes

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Mon 17 Feb 2014 09:50 GMT
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