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  1. Bill Winters

    How can the UK government help prevent future billion dollar bailouts by the taxpayer?

    First broadcast: 02 Nov 2011

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  2. Mongolian president, Tsakhia Elbegdorj

    Can Mongolia transform from one of the world's poorest nations to one of its richest?

    First broadcast: 29 Oct 2011

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  3. Val McDermid - Crime Writer

    Stephen Sackur talks to crime writer Val McDermaid. Is there a line she will not cross?

    First broadcast: 26 Oct 2011

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  4. Bob Fu - Former Tiananmen Square Student Leader

    How well do we understand what’s happening inside the world's rising superpower?

    First broadcast: 22 Oct 2011

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  5. Ali Soufan - Former FBI Agent and Interrogator

    Tim Franks talks to Ali Soufan who was the FBI's lead investigator on al-Qaeda

    First broadcast: 19 Oct 2011

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  6. Laurence Parisot, Head of the French Business Federation MEDEF

    Stephen Sackur talks to Laurence Parisot, head of French business federation MEDEF.

    First broadcast: 14 Oct 2011

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  7. George Bizos, Former Lawyer to Nelson Mandela

    Stephen Sackur speaks George Bizos, who helped draft the post apartheid constitution.

    First broadcast: 12 Oct 2011

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  8. Giorgi Targamadze, Chairman, Christian-Democratic Movement, Georgia

    Has geography condemned Georgia to permanent instability?

    First broadcast: 07 Oct 2011

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  9. Rajat Nag, Managing Director of Asian Development Bank

    Managing Director of the Asian Development Bank on inequality and governance in Asia.

    First broadcast: 05 Oct 2011

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  10. Sylvia Earle, Oceanographer

    Stephen Sackur speaks to one of the world's most remarkable marine scientists

    First broadcast: 30 Sep 2011

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  11. Kenneth Rogoff, Former IMF Chief Economist

    Former IMF Chief Economist, Kenneth Rogoff, talks about the current financial crisis

    First broadcast: 28 Sep 2011

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  12. Ken Loach, Film director

    Ken Loach talks about his 50 years of uncompromising and controversial film-making

    First broadcast: 23 Sep 2011

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  13. Bill Bratton, Former chief of the New York & LA Police

    Can US style policing work in the UK? Stephen Sackur talks to Bill Bratton

    First broadcast: 21 Sep 2011

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  14. 16/09/2011

    BBC Trust Chairman Lord Patten talks about the future of the media organisation

    First broadcast: 16 Sep 2011

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  15. Michael Chertoff

    Michael Chertoff, former Director of Homeland Security on the US after 9/11.

    First broadcast: 14 Sep 2011

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  16. Rudy Giuliani

    Ten years on, how much has the former Mayor of New York and the US been changed by 9/11?

    First broadcast: 09 Sep 2011

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  17. Amr Moussa

    Will Amr Moussa be the next president of Egypt?

    First broadcast: 07 Sep 2011

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  18. Tony and Jane Nicklinson

    Should the law ever give one human being the right to kill another?

    First broadcast: 02 Sep 2011

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  19. David Hare

    David Hare speaks about how finding the limits of your own imagination can be painful

    First broadcast: 31 Aug 2011

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  20. 26/08/2011

    How quickly can Libyans heal their country's wounds? Stephen Sackur speaks to Hisham Matar

    First broadcast: 26 Aug 2011

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  21. 24/08/2011

    Stephen Sackur talks to former world champion cyclist David Millar

    First broadcast: 24 Aug 2011

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  22. 19/08/2011

    Two economists discuss whether Asia should aspire to Western levels of consumption

    First broadcast: 19 Aug 2011

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  23. 17/08/2011

    In-depth, hard-hitting interviews with newsworthy personalities.

    First broadcast: 17 Aug 2011

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  24. 17/08/2011

    Paralympic gold medalist Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson talks to Stephen Sackur

    First broadcast: 17 Aug 2011

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  25. Shaun Bailey and Peter Power

    Stephen Sackur talks to Shaun Bailey and Peter Power about the recent riots in England

    First broadcast: 12 Aug 2011

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  26. Glenn Carle - Former CIA agent

    What really happened inside the Bush Administrations 'war on terror'?

    First broadcast: 10 Aug 2011

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  27. 05/08/2011

    How the Tate art gallery got two of their stolen paintings back. But was it ethical?

    First broadcast: 05 Aug 2011

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  28. Greek Foreign Minister Stavros Lambinidis

    Can Greece and Europe escape debt?

    First broadcast: 03 Aug 2011

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  29. John Cridland, Director General of the Confederation of British Industry

    John Cridland talks about the UK's stuttering growth and calls to reform strike laws

    First broadcast: 29 Jul 2011

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  30. Nuclear Power

    Which is more frightening, a world with or without nuclear power?

    First broadcast: 27 Jul 2011

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