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As a new film about Genghis Khan portrays this most fearsome of historical figures as an enlightened general, Rana Mitter asks whether Khan really was a people person or whether the old myths are justified. Plus historian Julian Jackson examines the legacy of Charles De Gaulle.

45 minutes

Last on

Mon 2 Jun 2008 21:45

Free Thinking

Free Thinking

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