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  1. 07/01/2015

    Shahidha Bari tracks the story of Noor Inayat Khan, one of Britain’s most courageous se...

    First broadcast: 07 Jan 2015

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  2. 06/01/2015

    This programme looks at the ways money complicates our relationships, what we learn, an...

    First broadcast: 06 Jan 2015

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  3. The Man Who Went Looking For Freedom

    Ion Bugan, was arrested after demonstrating against the Romanian communist regime

    First broadcast: 01 Jan 2015

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  4. Tupac Shakur: Hip Hop Immortal

    Al Letson asks: is Tupac Shakur a modern Black American folk hero?

    First broadcast: 31 Dec 2014

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  5. Musa's Money

    The richest man of all time was Mansa Musa, who reigned over Mali from 1312 to 1337

    First broadcast: 30 Dec 2014

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  6. The Lipinski

    A 300-year journey of a Stradivarius violin stolen from violinist Frank Almond in 2014

    First broadcast: 28 Dec 2014

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  7. Surviving The Most Lethal Route In The World

    One boat, two families; trying to escape war in Syria, desperate to start a new life in...

    First broadcast: 27 Dec 2014

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  8. The Great War Diaries

    How ordinary people – soldiers, mothers, nurses and children – experienced World War One

    First broadcast: 25 Dec 2014

  9. Karaoke as Art?

    Is karaoke now an art form? Music critic Katie Puckrik hits the clubs in Portland, Oregon

    First broadcast: 24 Dec 2014

  10. The Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra

    From small church band to 100-strong orchestra and choir

    First broadcast: 23 Dec 2014

  11. Mothers of Jihadists

    Mothers of jihadist fighters speak out to help counter the radicalisation of young people

    First broadcast: 21 Dec 2014

  12. Afghan Women: Speaking out, Losing Lives

    The lives of Afghan women in Kabul as the troops depart

    First broadcast: 17 Dec 2014

  13. Greyhound 100

    To mark the company's centenary, Laura Barton crosses the USA by Greyhound bus

    First broadcast: 16 Dec 2014

  14. Damming Afghanistan

    The story of Helmand valley dam complex, the biggest engineering project in Afghanistan

    First broadcast: 14 Dec 2014

  15. Reclaiming the Swastika

    The history of the swastika and the call for it to be reclaimed from its Nazi association

    First broadcast: 10 Dec 2014

  16. Number Crunched: Colm O'Regan's Story of Capitalism

    In the wake of the global economic crisis, what does capitalism mean to us today?

    First broadcast: 09 Dec 2014

  17. Graffiti: Kings on a Mission

    How New York city became a canvas for the graffiti artists of the 70s

    First broadcast: 03 Dec 2014

  18. The Cult of Pablo Escobar

    The legacy of Pablo Escobar and how his story resonates in his home city of Medellin

    First broadcast: 02 Dec 2014

  19. The Lost Tapes of Orson Welles

    Director Orson Welles revealed in a series of informal taped conversations lost and found

    First broadcast: 30 Nov 2014

  20. Afghanistan: The Lessons of War

    Major General Andrew Mackay finds out what has been achieved in Afghanistan

    First broadcast: 26 Nov 2014

  21. Sister Aimee

    How Aimee Semple McPherson mixed glamour and gospel to invent broadcast evangelism in LA

    First broadcast: 25 Nov 2014

  22. Human Cubans

    Life in modern Cuba including internet connectivity, the LGBT community and US doctors

    First broadcast: 23 Nov 2014

  23. Ebola: The Impact on Africa

    Beach resorts are quiet, investment is down, could Ebola effect the entire continent?

    First broadcast: 22 Nov 2014

  24. O' Say Can you See?

    How Francis Scott Key came to write The Star-Spangled Banner, the US national anthem

    First broadcast: 19 Nov 2014

  25. Chasing West Africa's Pirates

    The highly complex world of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

    First broadcast: 15 Nov 2014

  26. The Syria Vote

    The day Parliament voted on whether Britain should join airstrikes against Syria

    First broadcast: 12 Nov 2014

  27. Still Waiting For Godot in Sarajevo?

    Sarajevo and the role of the arts in restoring the city

    First broadcast: 12 Nov 2014

  28. The Ghostly Voices of World War One

    Resurrecting the voices of ordinary soldiers from the British Empire who fought in WW1

    First broadcast: 09 Nov 2014

  29. Assassination: When Delhi Burned

    The assassination of Indira Gandhi seen through the eyes of children caught up in it

    First broadcast: 05 Nov 2014

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