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Waiting for Netaji?

Historian Sunil Khilnani questions the many myths and stories that surround India's Subhas Chandra Bose. Millions call him Netaji, meaning 'great leader', but his death in August 1945 is still surrounded by controversy and rumour.

Bose was a martial hero who broke with Gandhi, conversed with Hitler, raised two armies to fight the British Empire and yet still seems to embody the hopes and fears of many Indians today.

45 minutes

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Thu 24 Jul 2008 21:30

Six Secret Smuggled Books

Nelson mandela

Six classic works of literature we wouldn't have read if they hadn't been smuggled...



Seven images inspired by the grid

World Music collector, Sir David Attenborough

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The field recordings Attenborough of music performances around the world.

Attenborough's field recordings

Attenborough's field recordings

The unlikely music performances captured while searching for exotic animals to film.