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Freedom from Fear
Aung San Suu Kyi leads the pro-democracy movement in Burma. She has been under house arrest for 17 years. Who is the woman behind the political icon?
23 mins
Baghdad Boy
Seven years after an American rocket attack destroyed his home, killed 16 members of his family, and left him without arms - Ali Abbas returns to Baghdad.
The Great Palace of Verse
Narguess Farzad explores the legacy of one of the world’s great literary epics: Iran's 1000 year-old 'Book of Kings' or Shahnameh.
23 mins
Return to White Horse
"We took the decision to build a new city ten years ago - we had four objectives civilised, hygienic and scenic - with a focus on eco-tourism." Carrie Gracie returns to White Horse Village to see how the urbanisation of China is progressing.
The Battle of King Salmon - part two
In this two-part documentary Nick Rankin reports from Alaska during the greatest wild salmon run in the world and joins commercial and subsistence fishermen who live off this natural resource.
22 mins
Mandela: In His Own Words
A two-part documentary exploring Nelson Mandela's extraordinary life through his personal diaries, speeches, notebooks and letters.
The Mysteries of the Brain
Barry Smith looks at the mysteries of human consciousness.
A Dollar a Day
Justa is destitute, surviving on the meagre remittences that her daughter can send her. What keeps a billion people trapped in the most persistent poverty?
The Battle of King Salmon - part one
In this two-part documentary Nick Rankin reports from Alaska during the greatest wild salmon run in the world and joins commercial and subsistence fishermen who live off this natural resource.
22 mins
Waiting for Omar - The Rescue of A Chilean Miner
Piers Scholfield follows the fate of Chilean miner Omar Reygadas and his family.
23 mins
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