The Bosphorus

The Bosphorus ( Flickr/zehawk)

The Bosphorous is the only link to the outside world for the nations of the Black Sea. It runs through the heart of Istanbul with shipping (oil, chemicals, etc.) posing a potential threat to the millions of residents. Jonathan Groubert reports from Istanbul on the past, present and future this ancient passage the Turks call “the throat”. 

Producer: Jonathan Groubert

Broadcast: January 5, 2000