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Outlook

Duration:
28 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 09 October 2009

Venezuela mass graves
In Venezuela the government is opening mass graves to identify the remains of people killed in riots more than two decades ago. We hear how the families of some victims welcome the move, while others doubt they will ever get justice.

Asian Hero
We talk to Deep Joshi, the Indian social activist who won "Asia's equivalent" of the Nobel Prize and hear from the women whose lives he changed.

Plane hunter
And Pat Macha, a retired teacher turned aviation archaeologist, tells us about his quest for Gertrude Tomkins Silver, the only unaccounted for member of the WASPS, the Women Airforce Service Pilots, an elite flight squadron formed by the US at the height of the Second World War.

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