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24/03/2009

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 24 March 2009

Presented by Sarah Montague and Evan Davis.

Correspondent Richard Lister and Jim O'Neil of Goldman Sachs discuss President Obama's economic bailout plan.

Newsbeat reporter Dan Whitworth discusses a new website for children being bullied via mobile phone or the internet, known as 'cyber-bullying'.

Julia Hawker, whose daughter Lindsay Ann Hawker was murdered in Japan, describes the progress of the investigation into her death.

Conservative MEP Christopher Beasley says David Cameron's plan to leave the European People's Party is 'destructive'. Europe editor Mark Mardell reports.

Conservationists, including the RSPB, have said they will support the development of on-shore wind farms provided they are not built in areas where wildlife is especially vulnerable. Reporter Jeremy Cooke finds out how the project will work.

Davendar Kumar Ghai, a devout Hindu, explains his decision to go to the High Court to challenge a decision made by Newcastle City Council to ban an open air cremation.

Thought for the day with The Right Reverend Tom Butler.

Allan Cannon, father of a man who died as a result of failings in his care, talks with Health Service Ombudsman Ann Abraham.

Correspondent Gordon Corera examines the debate surrounding how to deal with extremism and Home Secretary Jacqui Smith explains how attacks on 'shared values' - such as a belief in democracy and human rights - can give rise to violent extremism.

Military historian Rowland White and Commander Doug Macdonald, ex Royal Navy, discuss how British tuition led to the American fighter pilots 'dominating the skies'.

Historian Niall Ferguson is to suggest in his Ruttenberg Memorial Lecture at the Centre for Policy Studies that the Conservatives 'don't have a clear response to the economic crisis'. Mr Ferguson explains how he has reached this conclusion.

Violence relating to organised crime accounted for 6,000 deaths in Mexico last year. Correspondent Matthew Price reports from Juarez, one of the worst hit cities.

Margaret Calvert, who helped design new road signs 50 years ago, describes the challenges she faced.

Maajid Nawaz, a former member of the Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir, and now head of the counter-terrorism think tank the Quilliam Foundation, tells reporter Jack Izzard that militant Islamist groups pose a serious threat, even if they do not condone violence.

Taji Mustafa, spokesman for the non-violent Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir, responds to Jacqui Smith's comments that groups such as his create the framework for terrorist activity.

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