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True life stories. Join Matthew Bannister, Monday to Thursday. Includes our daily history programme Witness. Or join us for the best of Outlook on Saturdays.

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  • Kathy Reichs: Reading Bones

    Tue, 16 Sep 14

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    50 mins

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    Kathy Reichs: Telling stories through bones; The man who lives in his car; My father was a Mexican bandit.

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  • Music Saved Me From The Killing Fields

    Mon, 15 Sep 14

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    51 mins

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    Killing Fields survivor Arn Chorn Pond; Turkish film director Kutlug Ataman; Roman eelcatcher Cesare Bergamini

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  • My Extremist Father, and Daredevils

    Sat, 13 Sep 14

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    27 mins

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    Son of an extremist bomb-plotter; runner Mauro Prosperi survived 9 days lost in the Sahara by eating bats; Sonia Van Meter on her hopes to be chosen for a one-way trip to Mars; reclusive millionaire Bernardo Paz who created an Art Park in Brazil; and the man who accidentally broke a world record by skiing off a 107metre cliff.

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  • My Father the Bomb-Plotter

    Thu, 11 Sep 14

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    50 mins

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    Zak Ebrahim, son of an extremist bomb-plotter, Italian veteran sports journalist Gianni Mura and his typewriter, Finnish violinist and conductor Sakari Oramo and Mamen Sanchez Perez, Editor of Hola! Magazine.

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  • Lost in the Sahara desert

    Wed, 10 Sep 14

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    Italian marathon runner Mauro Prosperi, who got lost and survived in the Sahara; an untold WWI story from Mexico; dancing with sharks with freediver Julie Andersen; legendary singer Tony Bennett duetting with Lady Gaga and Fred Syversen, who accidentally broke a world record by skiing off a 107metre cliff.

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  • Shaping America's Top Tennis Player

    Tue, 9 Sep 14

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    50 mins

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    Richard Williams on bringing up his extraordinary daughters, tennis champions Venus and Serena; Sonia Van Meter, the American woman who may be going on a one-way trip to Mars; Bernardo Paz, the reclusive millionaire who has created an Art Park in Brazil; and Candida Doyle, keyboard player of British band Pulp who suffered from arthritis throughout their fame.

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  • "I escaped DRC jail dressed as a woman."

    Mon, 8 Sep 14

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    50 mins

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    Marc-Antoine Vumilia escaped a DRC jail dressed as a woman; professional storm-chaser Warren Faidley; Lutz Pfannenstiel the German footballer who's played for 25 clubs on 6 different continents; Witi Ihimaera, the famous author from New Zealand who wrote "The Whale Rider".

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  • Weekend Flying elephant & God of Sight

    Sat, 6 Sep 14

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    27 mins

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    The pilot who rescued a baby elephant in his light plane; the deaf actress who's regained her hearing; the Ukrainian paralympian on training in a warzone; the conductor of Kinshasa's unique symphony orchestra; Nepal's "God of Sight" restoring sight to thousands.

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  • I Was Targeted By Neo-Nazis

    Thu, 4 Sep 14

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    50 mins

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    I was the target of a neo-Nazi hate song; Music from Smokey Robinson; Auntie Ou - one of China's most active campaigners for young gay people; Photographing abandoned towns in the former Communist bloc

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  • A Baby Elephant In My Cockpit

    Wed, 3 Sep 14

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    50 mins

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    The pilot who rescued a baby elephant in his light plane; the conductor of a symphony orchestra, the art of fortune-telling in Afghanistan and the deaf actress who's regained her hearing.

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