Docs: Goodbye Ireland; Goodbye Gaelic Football - 21...08/21/14
As more young people leave Ireland, Gaelic Football is losing its lifeblood. John Murphy reports on the struggle to keep alive the game that is at the heart of Irish identity.
DocArchive: Roots Reggae and Rebellion Part Two 20 Aug 2014
Rastafari's global impact after the explosion of Jamaica's Roots Reggae scene in the 1970s. Does this spiritual and cultural movement still have relevance today?
DocArchive: Grapes of Wrath Revisited 19 Aug 2014
The classic novel, a parable of America's Great Depression, as applied to the US today. Mark Mardell considers John Steinbeck's novel The Grapes of Wrath.
Docs: Chasing China's Doomsday Cult - 14 Aug 2014
The BBC's China Editor investigates an elusive cult at the centre of a grisly murder that has shocked the nation.
DocArchive: Roots Reggae and Rebellion Part One 13 Aug 2014
How Rastafari turned from an ostracised religious sect into a global phenomenon - and its role in replacing the shackles of colonial rule with a forgotten African identity.
DocArchive: Damming Afghanistan: Lost Stories from Helmand 9 Aug 2014
The Helmand valley dam complex, is the biggest engineering project in Afghanistan. How has it withstood the Soviet invasion and the conflict that began in 2001?
DocArchive: A Day in the Life of an Immigration Lawyer 12 Aug 2014
Presenter Nihal Arthanayake visits UK immigration lawyer Harjap Singh Bhangal who gives advice to migrants seeking visas to work and live in Britain.
Docs: Crimea: Paradise Regained - 7 Aug 2014
As Ukrainian holidaymakers stay away from Crimea's beaches following Russia's annexation of the peninsula, Lucy Ash meets the Russians who are reclaiming their bit of paradise.
DocArchive: Afghanistan's Death Lists
David Loyn investigates how a lost document is helping Afghanistan come to terms with its painful past. A war crimes trial in the Netherlands has unearthed a list of 5,000 prisoners detained, tortured and killed by the radical communist regime that...
Special: The Watergate Legacy
Forty years on from President Nixonâs resignation we hear from Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, who broke the Watergate story. Did their reporting make Americans more mistrustful of government and ready to believe the worst of their leaders?
DocArchive: Colombia's Lost Children
In Colombia’s Marxist guerrilla war, thousands of rebel fighters have been female. When they got pregnant, they were forced to have abortions or give their babies up. Now, many of these rebel mothers have demobilised and are desperate to find their...
Docs: Fearless Women in Turkish Kurdistan - 31 July 2014
Tim Whewell meets the dynamic young women in Turkish Kurdistan who are defining the future of their society.
DocArchive: Yemen's Swap Marriages
‘I’ll marry your sister if you marry mine. And if you divorce my sister, I’ll divorce yours.’ That is Yemen’s ‘Shegar’, or swap marriage, an agreement between two men to marry each other’s sisters, thereby removing the need for expensive dowry...
DocArchive: Open Eye: Crying Meri
***WARNING: This programme includes graphic descriptions of sexual violence*** 'A humanitarian crisis', that's how the medical charity Medicins Sans Frontiers describes the levels of violence against women they are dealing with in Papua New Guinea -...
DocArchive: I Don't Remember the War
Six talented young writers under 35 explore a great grandparent or grandparent's involvement in World War One. This centenary offers a chance to reflect on the gulf that separates young people from the war. Each writer attempts to bridge the gap, to...
Docs: Tornado: Hide and Seek - 24 July 2014
What do you do when a twisting funnel drops from the sky with tearing winds of up to 500 km an hour? Neal Razzell goes out and about with the storm chasers in Oklahoma City, USA.
DocArchive: The War Widows of Aghanistan
As Nato troops withdraw from Afghanistan, British and Afghan women share their stories of being widowed by the same war. Zarghuna Kargar hears how the lives of four women changed the moment they received the news of their husbands' sudden deaths, how...
DocArchive: At the End of Death Row
Following recent botched executions in several states, Rajini Vaidyanathan asks whether the future of the death penalty in the US is itself now in question. Is it possible that the United States could give up on the death penalty?
DocArchive: The War that Changed the World: Part Two
The tank, gas, flame throwers, Zeppelins - the weapons of World War One were like nothing that had been experienced before. At a special event with the British Council, Amanda Vickery and her guests explore the waging of war, its methods and morality,...
Docs: Kentucky learns to love Obamacare - 17 July 2014
Claire Bolderson reports from Kentucky on how the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, is changing lives. But can the doubters be won over?
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