Documentaries 2007

Documentaries 2007

Throughout the week BBC World Service offers a wide range of documentaries and other factual programmes. This podcast offers you the chance to access landmark series from our archive.

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  • DocArchive: Debt Threat

    Mon, 31 Dec 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    The first programme will show how rapidly the shock wave of the credit crunch is spreading and why it is now moving far beyond the sub-prime homeowners where it began.

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  • DocArchive: Assignment - Blackwater 27 Dec 2007

    Thu, 27 Dec 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    There are now as many private security contractors in Iraq as there are US soldiers. To whom are they accountable when things go wrong? Steve Evans reports on the most controversial contractor, Blackwater, which has been criticised by the Iraqi government, American politicians and its own employees.

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  • DocArchive: Quest for a Cure

    Fri, 21 Dec 07

    Duration:
    24 mins

    Peter Day reports on whether the US Food and Drug Administration will licence the HIV/AIDS drug Maraviroc.

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  • DocArchive: Global Account - Part 4

    Thu, 20 Dec 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Allan Urry investigates links between the Pentagon, politicians and weapons manufacturers.

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  • DocArchive: Assignment - Inside Uzbekistan

    Wed, 19 Dec 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Since the Uzbek government put down an uprising in Andijan in 2005, the country has become more and more isolated from the west. But ahead of the country’s first Presidential election since 2000, our Central Asia correspondent Natalia Antelava made a secret trip across the state, recording her impressions.

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  • DocArchive: Press for Freedom - part three

    Wed, 19 Dec 07

    Duration:
    24 mins

    Building democracy: What is the role of radio in building democracy? In Papua, a new radio station is being installed as part of Indonesia's 68H network. 68H has introduced electricity by building a dam to power the station in the village. How did 68H get around censorship under Suharto? And why is radio such a key player in building civil society?

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  • DocArchive: Press for Freedom - part two

    Wed, 19 Dec 07

    Duration:
    24 mins

    Freedom of the internet:How do the motives of mainstream news websites compare with the agendas of blogs? In part two of 'Press for Freedom', we talk to Iraqi blogger Salam Pax and others who have delivered on-the-ground viewpoints in regions where the government would have otherwise silenced them. In Kuala Lumpur, we hear from the government-owned Bernama press, who also fund Nam News Network, supposedly the only unfiltered news wire in a non-aligned world.

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  • DocArchive: Citizen Journalists

    Mon, 17 Dec 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    What is the future of news, when the internet may undermine the old-fashioned paternalistic precepts? BBC's Alan Little investigates.

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  • DocArchive: Press For Freedom Part 1

    Wed, 12 Dec 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    BBC's Roy Greenslade looks at how far reporting 'the truth' can be endangered by governments, corporations and the new wave of internet publishing.

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  • DocArchive: Making News Part 1

    Mon, 10 Dec 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    The BBC and other international broadcasters boast "objective" news and impartial window onto the world, but is such a thing really possible? Alan Little investigates.

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  • DocArchive: Assignment - Leila's story 6 Dec 2007

    Fri, 7 Dec 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Leila is a young woman in Iran, sold into prostitution by her family at the age of 9, later forced into a temporary marriage, and then sentenced to hang at the age of 18. She was finally reprieved, but what does her story tell us about Iran's ability to legally protect its own children.

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  • DocArchive: Global Account Part 2

    Fri, 7 Dec 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Africa's Cocaine Coast - Guinea-Bissau is awash with cocaine and is ranked by the United Nations as the fifth poorest country in the world. Grant Ferrett investigates.

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  • DocArchive: Seeing Iraq, Thinking Vietnam Part 2

    Mon, 3 Dec 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Jonathan Marcus explores the impact of these two conflicts on the american political psyche.

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  • DocArchive: Global Account - Part 1

    Thu, 29 Nov 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Angus Stickler travels into the disputed "Red Zone" of Southern Thailand to discover the victims of a brutal and under-reported war.

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  • DocArchive: Assignment - Inside Gaza 28 Nov 2007

    Thu, 29 Nov 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Six months ago, the radical Palestinian faction Hamas took total control of the Gaza Strip. Israel and Egypt responded by closing their borders with Gaza. Magdi Abdelhadi travelled to the Gaza Strip to see how the 1.5 million Palestinians living there are coping.

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  • DocArchive: Seeing Iraq, Thinking Vietnam Part 1

    Mon, 26 Nov 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Correspondent Jonathan Marcus compares the impact of the two conflicts on American society and politics.

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  • DocArchive: Jihad and the Petrodollar part 2

    Fri, 23 Nov 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Roger Hardy follows the money trail and looks at the case of two prominent Saudi charities.

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  • DocArchive: Assignment - The internet chatroom murder 22 Nov 2007

    Thu, 22 Nov 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    This week on Assignment, a story of lust, deception and betrayal on the internet. It tells the extraordinary story of a middle-aged factory worker who undergoes a virtual and very real transformation after he goes online - a transformation which ends in murder.

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  • DocArchive: Taxing Questions (part four)

    Wed, 21 Nov 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    The final part of a four part series in which Maurice Walsh discovers why globalisation and the black market have drastically undermined governments' ability to generate revenue in the form of tax.

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  • DocArchive: Taxing Questions (part three)

    Tue, 20 Nov 07

    Duration:
    24 mins

    In the third of a four part series Maurice Walsh discovers why globalisation and the black market have drastically undermined governments' ability to generate revenue in the form of tax.

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  • DocArchive: Can America Go Green? - Programme 3

    Mon, 19 Nov 07

    Duration:
    24 mins

    The BBC's UN correspondent Laura Trevelyan explores how the US could retreat from its role as the planet's biggest polluter. In the final part of the series, Laura explores the degree to which Americans are speaking out and altering their lifestyles in the face of global warming.

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  • DocArchive: Taxing Questions (programme two)

    Fri, 16 Nov 07

    Duration:
    21 mins

    In the second of a four part series Maurice Walsh discovers why globalisation and the black market have drastically undermined governments' ability to generate revenue in the form of tax. Maurice visits Zambia to examine what has happened to the money generated by the country's booming copper industry.

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  • DocArchive: Jihad and the Petrodollar - part 1

    Fri, 16 Nov 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Has Saudi Arabia fanned the flames of Muslim militancy by exporting its own puritanical form of Islam to every corner of the globe?

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  • DocArchive: Assignment - The neglected thalidomiders 15 Nov 2007

    Thu, 15 Nov 07

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Fifty years ago, the drug thalidomide was introduced as a treatment for pregnancy sickness. The results for unborn children were devastating. Many of those affected have been compensated - but not thalidomiders in Spain. Geoff Adams-Spink investigates why.

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  • DocArchive: Taxing Questions (programme one)

    Mon, 12 Nov 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    The first part of a four part series in which Maurice Walsh discovers why globalisation and the black market have drastically undermined governments' ability to generate revenue in the form of tax.

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  • DocArchive: Can America Go Green? - Programme 2

    Mon, 12 Nov 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    The BBC's UN correspondent Laura Trevelyan explores how the US could retreat from its role as the planet's biggest polluter. In this episode: Laura reports on General Electric. Once pilloried as a polluter (and taken to court for dumping waste in the Hudson River), the industry giant, under the leadership of Jeffrey Immelt, has gone green and sees its future prosperity tied to developing green technologies.

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  • DocArchive: In Search of a New Kyoto

    Fri, 9 Nov 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    In a special BBC WS One Planet debate, we bring together four people at the heart of their governments' response to climate change – from the USA, Indonesia, Brazil and the UK.

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  • DocArchive: Inside the Climate Change Talks (part 3)

    Wed, 7 Nov 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    The final part in a three part series in which Mike Williams explores the complex web of negotiations to find a successor to the Kyoto Protocol which expires in 2012.

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  • DocArchive: Inside the Climate Change Talks (part 2)

    Mon, 5 Nov 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    The second part in a three part series in which Mike Williams explores the complex web of negotiations to find a successor to the Kyoto Protocol which expires in 2012.

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  • DocArchive: Inside the Climate Change Talks (part 1)

    Mon, 5 Nov 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    The first part in a three part series in which Mike Williams explores the complex web of negotiations to find a successor to the Kyoto Protocol which expires in 2012.

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  • DocArchive: Can America Go Green? - Programme 1

    Mon, 5 Nov 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    The BBC's UN correspondent Laura Trevelyan explores how the US could retreat from its role as the planet's biggest polluter. In this episode: Laura finds out how the US could retreat from its role as the biggest polluter on the planet.

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  • DocArchive: Assignment - Sexual violence in South Africa 1 Nov 2007

    Thu, 1 Nov 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    South Africa has one of the highest rates of sexual violence in the world. There are more than 54,000 reported rapes every year - and most rapes go unreported. David Goldblatt investigates what's behind this violence.

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  • DocArchive: Wole Soyinka Returns to Biafra Part Two

    Wed, 31 Oct 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    In this part, Wole Soyinka travels back on a route he first took in 1967 at the beginning of the Biafran War, and speaks to two of the main protagonists.

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  • Benazir Bhutto - The Investigation

    Mon, 29 Oct 07

    Duration:
    22 mins

    In Pakistan President Musharraf and the former Pakistani prime minister, Benazir Bhutto did a deal this month. She told her suppprters to support his bid for the Presidency. He in return dropped corrpution charges bought by his government against her. This paved the way to her return to Pakistan after almost a decade of self-imposed exile. In "Benazir Bhutto - The Investigation", Owen Bennett-Jones looks at the claims against her and whether she could still face corruption charges.

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  • DocArchive: Benazir Bhutto - The Investigation

    Mon, 29 Oct 07

    Duration:
    22 mins

    We investigate the substance of the allegations against Benazir Bhutto and ask whether she could still face charges, despite the deal she has just struck with President Musharraf.

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  • DocArchive: Wole Soyinka Returns to Biafra

    Wed, 24 Oct 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Nigeria's Nobel Prize-winning author, Wole Sayinka travels back to Biafra and comes face to face with the military leader who imprisoned him 40 years ago.

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  • DocArchive: Tales from the Commonwealth 4

    Fri, 19 Oct 07

    Duration:
    24 mins

    In the final part of this series Robin White visits Georgetown the capital of Guyana where he experiences the transport system and learns about the demise of the Amerindian culture.

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  • DocArchive: Tales from the Commonwealth

    Fri, 19 Oct 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Robin White visits Maputo the capital city of Mozambique. After sixteen years of civil war how well is the city functioning?

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  • DocArchive: Tales from the Commonwealth

    Fri, 19 Oct 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Robin White finds out about the disappearing Kweyol culture in St Lucia. Why is it too difficult to make Kweyol the island's official language?

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  • DocArchive: China's Long Arm 4

    Thu, 18 Oct 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    China has turned its attention to the US in its search for natural resources, even enabling the re-opening of an abandoned iron mine in Minnesota.

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  • DocArchive: China's Long Arm 3

    Wed, 17 Oct 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Lucy Ash assesses the wider impact of China's insatiable appetite for natural resources, and focuses on the special relation with Angola and its oil.

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  • DocArchive: China's Long Arm 2

    Tue, 16 Oct 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Maurice Walsh considers whether China might use its growing military power to reclaim Taiwan, possibly provoking a confrontation with the US.

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  • DocArchive: China's Long Arm 1

    Mon, 15 Oct 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Maurice Walsh examines whether US government concerns about rising defence spending in China will fuel a new arms race in the Pacific.

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  • DocArchive: Tales from the Commonwealth 1

    Fri, 12 Oct 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Local broadcaster Eunis Taumomoa guides us through Papua New Guinea, a country that has more than 700 different languages and ethnic groups.

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  • DocArchive: Assignment - Afghanistan's war crimes 11 Oct 2007

    Thu, 11 Oct 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Afghanistan's recent history has been a long list of human rights abuses and war crimes - yet many of those accused are now beyond the reach of prosecutors because of an amnesty the warlords themselves voted in. What impact is this having on the survivors?

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  • DocArchive: Stem Cell Bazaar - Part 2

    Wed, 10 Oct 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Meet the doctors who are trying to introduce regulation of stem cell therapies in India, so that those vulnerable patients who can least afford to spend money on unproven therapies can have genuine grounds for hope.

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  • DocArchive: The Land of the Mobile Millionaires

    Mon, 8 Oct 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Matthew Sweet presents the extraordinary story of Finland's Nokia Millionaires, and how the mobile phone industry prevented a severe recession in the country.

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  • DocArchive: Life After Vietnam

    Fri, 5 Oct 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Lance Corporal Baronowski's personal recordings, made in Vietnam shortly before he was killed in 1966, paint a vivid picture of the young soldier’s life. How do his experiences compare with soldiers in today's conflicts?

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  • DocArchive: Assignment - Britain's gangmasters 4 Oct 2007

    Thu, 4 Oct 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Assignment reports on the fate of thousands of migrants from eastern Europe, who come to Britain to find work. Even though they are in the UK legally, they're often exploited by gangmasters who ignore employment laws, and sometimes don't even pay their employees.

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  • DocArchive: Stem Cell Bazaar - Part 1

    Wed, 3 Oct 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Do stem cells really offer a miracle cure? Are the clinics offering genuine treatments at the cutting edge of science, or merely taking advantage of the vulnerable?

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  • DocArchive: Assignment - Burma: the road to crisis 29 Sep 2007

    Mon, 1 Oct 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    The two week uprising in Burma has been ruthlessly put down by the Burmese military. The protests appear to be over. What lay behind the uprising, and why is the Burmese junta so resistant to pressure to reform?

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  • DocArchive: Rebuilding Southern Sudan Part 2

    Mon, 1 Oct 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Darfur has diverted attention from Southern Sudan, now emerging from civil war. Mike Wooldridge investigates its hopes for peace.

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  • DocArchive: Assignment - Eritrea's persecuted Christians 27 Sep 2007

    Fri, 28 Sep 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Assignment reports on the persecution of Christians in Eritrea - home to one of the oldest Christian churches in the world, dating back 1,600 years. Thousands have fled torture and arrest to take refuge in neighbouring Ethiopia.

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  • DocArchive: The Boys from the Bush

    Fri, 28 Sep 07

    Duration:
    1 min

    Robin Denselow tells the story of the Zimbabwean band The Bhundu Boys. From their triumphs in the charts to the tragedy of losing two members to HIV/Aids.

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  • DocArchive: A Journey from Conflict to Brotherhood

    Wed, 26 Sep 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    John McCarthy looks at how the Kaduna Declaration in Kaduna, Nigeria, has had some success in bringing Muslims and Christians together amidst violence.

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  • DocArchive: Rebuilding Southern Sudan Part 1

    Mon, 24 Sep 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Darfur has diverted attention from Southern Sudan, now emerging from civil war. Mike Wooldridge investigates its hopes for peace.

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  • DocArchive: We're No Angels

    Fri, 21 Sep 07

    Duration:
    21 mins

    Karin Wells investigates controversial new laws in Poland that require over 35s to prove they never collaborated with Communists.

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  • DocArchive: Top of the Class - Part 2

    Wed, 19 Sep 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Owen Bennett-Jones visits two of the world's leading educational establishments - Harvard University and Westminster School - to ask how they get such good results.

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  • DocArchive: Assignment - Liverpool's drug gangs 20 Sep 2007

    Wed, 19 Sep 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Assignment reports on how a once model public housing project in Liverpool, has become terrorised by young criminal gangs - who are believed to be responsible for the murder of an 11 year old boy.

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  • DocArchive: The Clinton Years Part 4

    Mon, 17 Sep 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Gavin Esler tells the story of Bill Clinton's controversial and colourful presidency, from epic victories to personal turmoil. The final part addresses the Monica Lewinsky scandal.

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  • DocArchive: On the road in Iraq

    Fri, 14 Sep 07

    Duration:
    22 mins

    Many ordinary people in Iraq continue to live in extraordianry circumstances. World Affairs coresspondent, Mike Woolridge follows the story of a taxi driver whose life has been turned upside down.

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  • DocArchive: Assignment - Rough justice in Japan

    Thu, 13 Sep 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    We report on a miscarriage of justice in Japan - a case which has opened a debate about how the police question suspects, and why more than 99 per cent of those charged with a crime are then found guilty.

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  • DocArchive: Top of the Class - Part 1

    Wed, 12 Sep 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Education matters - Owen Bennett-Jones visits educational establishments which have been judged to be the bes. This week he visits Finland which has been judged to have the best educational system in the world.

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  • DocArchive: The Clinton Years Part 3

    Mon, 10 Sep 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Having won a second term, Clinton found new confidence when dealing with foreign policy. But then came revelations about Monica Lewinsky. How did events unfold?

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  • DocArchive: Heritage, The Balkans - Part Four: Butrint, Albania

    Wed, 5 Sep 07

    Duration:
    22 mins

    Malcolm Billings explores the reconstruction projects slowly restoring the region's cultural legacy.

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  • DocArchive: The Clinton Years - part 2

    Mon, 3 Sep 07

    Duration:
    22 mins

    From authorising emergency bailout during the Mexican economic collapse to balancing the budget, Clinton's strategic use of the Presidential veto would enable his White House to start working again.

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  • DocArchive: Mother's Mountain

    Fri, 31 Aug 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    In August 1986 Julie Tullis became the first British woman climber to reach the summit of K2. The tapes she recorded reveal her adventure.

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  • DocArchive: Heritage, The Balkans - Part Three: Bosnia

    Wed, 29 Aug 07

    Duration:
    22 mins

    Malcolm Billings explores the reconstruction projects slowly restoring the region's cultural legacy.

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  • DocArchive: The Clinton Years - Part 1

    Mon, 27 Aug 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    When William Jefferson Clinton was elected President of the United States on 3 November 1992, hope was in the air. Though the honeymoon did not last long, it was at moments of great adversity that his political skills were at their greatest.

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  • DocArchive: Sudan: The Lost Boy Returns

    Fri, 24 Aug 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Jane Little follows one of the "Lost Boys of Sudan" who goes back to be reunited with his mother and to marry a girl from his own Dinka tribe.

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  • DocArchive: Heritage, The Balkans - Part Two: Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Wed, 22 Aug 07

    Duration:
    22 mins

    Malcolm Billings explores the reconstruction projects slowly restoring the region's cultural legacy.

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  • DocArchive: Mexican Drugs: So Far From God

    Fri, 17 Aug 07

    Duration:
    1 min

    Nick Caistor investigates the causes and effects of drug violence in Mexico, which is reaching alarming proportions in parts of the country.

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  • DocArchive: Zimbabwe Out of Control - Part 2

    Thu, 16 Aug 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    In the second of these two programmes, Paul Bakibinga considers how Zimbabwe might become prosperous one more.

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  • DocArchive: Malaria and Fake Drugs

    Thu, 16 Aug 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Jill McGivering follows the trail of fake drugs, from the marginalised communities at risk, to the country accused of being the main source.

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  • DocArchive: Heritage, The Balkans - Part One: Kosovo

    Tue, 14 Aug 07

    Duration:
    22 mins

    Malcolm Billings explores the reconstruction projects slowly restoring the region's cultural legacy.

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  • DocArchive: Maids: The Untold Story Part 1

    Fri, 10 Aug 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    It reads like a soap opera, but this is not fiction: round-the-clock confinement, crippling illness, rape, escape, suicide and murder - women who go overseas to work as maids often encounter unforeseen terror and tragedy.

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  • DocArchive: Zimbabwe Out of Control - Part 1

    Fri, 10 Aug 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    In the first of two programmes, Paul Bakibinga considers the causes behind the collapse of the once prosperous Zimbabwe.

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  • DocArchive: Freetown Rap

    Fri, 10 Aug 07

    Duration:
    1 min

    Rappers from Freetown, Sierra Leone, perform and talk about their songs, background and dreams for their music.

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  • DocArchive: Assignment: Ghanaian Drug Mules

    Thu, 9 Aug 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Gabby O'Donnell goes to Ghana to meet some convicted drugs mules, and hears how they, as much as the users, can end up being the biggest victims in the multi-billion dollar drug trade.

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  • DocArchive: Maids: The Untold Story - Part Two

    Wed, 8 Aug 07

    Duration:
    22 mins

    In the second programme, Judith Kampfner looks at women who work as maids in their own countries. Children, sometimes as young as ten years old, are sent from villages to distant towns to be shut in as domestic servants.

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  • DocArchive: Coming Out Part 2

    Mon, 6 Aug 07

    Duration:
    22 mins

    In South Africa, equality - on the basis of race, language, culture and sexual orientation - are central to the country's constitution.

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  • DocArchive: The Generals Debate Iraq

    Fri, 3 Aug 07

    Duration:
    23 mins

    Owen Bennett-Jones chairs a unique debate with some of the most senior and influential military figures responsible for the planning and execution of the war in Iraq.

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