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A President's killer one-liner ends a political campaign
A President's killer one-liner ends a political campaign

Duration: 03:20

President Reagan struggles in his 1984 election campaign against Senator Mondale, until the intervention of television advisers and Reagan's acting skills come into play to decisive effect.

 
A simple gesture code changes the American presidential election in 1992
A simple gesture code changes the American presidential election in 1992

Duration: 03:19

Gesture codes and studio format design have a telling effect on the run for the 1992 USA presidential election.

 
A surgeon's view on violent crime
A surgeon's view on violent crime

Duration: 01:23

East London trauma surgeon Karim Brohi talks about his work in hospitals where most of the capital's knife and gun crime victims are treated.

 
Backstage at London Fashion Week
Backstage at London Fashion Week

Duration: 02:18

Students prepare for their catwalk show at London Fashion Week.

 
Barack Obama wins historic US election
Barack Obama wins historic US election

Duration: 05:20

Final election results give victory to Barack Obama in the 2008 US presidential election.

 
Carter vs Reagan in the American presidential TV debates
Carter vs Reagan in the American presidential TV debates

Duration: 01:50

Seasoned actor Ronald Reagan uses a 1980 TV debate with Jimmy Carter to devastating effect.

 
Child robot on show in UK
Child robot on show in UK

Duration: 01:57

A robot called the iCub, claimed to be the most advanced humanoid robot in Europe, has gone on display in Manchester.

 
East Africa food crisis looms
East Africa food crisis looms

Duration: 03:01

Oxfam warns millions of people in East Africa face a humanitarian crisis because of soaring food prices and drought.

 
How politicians have learnt to control TV and make it work for them
How politicians have learnt to control TV and make it work for them

Duration: 01:50

Television has not only changed the way we see politicians, it has changed the way politicians portray themselves to us.

 
Mother of Shannon Matthews jailed for kidnap
Mother of Shannon Matthews jailed for kidnap

Duration: 02:07

The sentencing of Karen Matthews and Michael Donovan for the kidnap of schoolgirl Shannon Mathews.

 
Politicians and the constructed image
Politicians and the constructed image

Duration: 01:28

Harold Wilson is one of the first politicians to carefully stage manage a media persona.

 
Pupils train for GCSE boxing
Pupils train for GCSE boxing

Duration: 01:57

Teenagers are given the opportunity to get a boxing qualification at an amateur boxing club in York.

 
The first suggestion of televised election debates in the UK
The first suggestion of televised election debates in the UK

Duration: 01:38

Documentary showing archive footage of anearly attempt to engage Margaret Thatcher in the first TV election debate in 1979.

 

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