Documentaries 2008

Throughout the week BBC World Service offers a wide range of documentaries and other factual programmes. This podcast offers you the chance to access landmark series from our archive.

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Doc: Pain: Episode One
In this two part series, former BBC Iraq correspondent, Andrew North takes a personal journey through his own experience of pain and that of others.
Dátum: 2008-02-06 Idő: 08:45:00
Doc: Securing Pakistan's Bomb
What would happen if the government of Pakistan, one of the world's nuclear powers, were to collapse? Would extreme Islamist militants be able to get their hands on the country's nuclear weapons?
Dátum: 2008-02-04 Idő: 09:05:00
Doc: Fading Traditions - Part 2
Georgia, considered to be the birthplace of wine, risks losing its wine industry. How are the producers coping?
Dátum: 2008-01-31 Idő: 15:24:00
Doc: Assignment - Kenya violence 30 Jan 2008
This weeks Assignment reports on the post election violence in Kenya which has claimed the lives of up to 900 people. The opposition claim that the poll was rigged and the violence, which began in Western Kenya, has spread to other parts of the country. Pascale Harter travelled to the town of Eldoret in western Kenya to trace the roots of the tribal violence that has pitted neighbour against neighbour.
Dátum: 2008-01-31 Idő: 09:06:00
Doc: A Dollar A Day - Part 4
In this four part series, Mike Wooldridge looks at what its really like to have to live on one dollar a day. The third programme focuses on education in Ghana.
Dátum: 2008-01-29 Idő: 16:42:00
Doc: Fading Traditions - Part 1
The number of Moroccan story-tellers, known as halakis, is dwindling. Why is their art dying out?
Dátum: 2008-01-24 Idő: 17:27:00
Doc: Desperate Dreams Part 3
The final part of a three part series. Every year, thousands of young people from sub-Saharan Africa set off across the desert dreaming of a better life in Europe. Part two: Returning home.
Dátum: 2008-01-24 Idő: 14:01:00
Assignment - African Footballers 24 Jan 2008
Millions of young African boys dream of following such football stars as Didier Drogba and Emmanuel Eboue to Europe to make their fortune. Only a handful succeed whilst many more fall into the hands of unscrupulous clubs and agents who exploit them. Henry Bonsu investigates the growth in what has been described as football slavery.
Dátum: 2008-01-24 Idő: 09:06:00
Doc: A Dollar A Day - Part 3
In this four part series, Mike Wooldridge looks at what its really like to have to live on one dollar a day. The third programme focuses on elder people in India.
Dátum: 2008-01-22 Idő: 16:01:00
Doc: Desperate Dreams - Part 2
The second in a three part series. Every year, thousands of young people from sub-Saharan Africa set off across the desert dreaming of a better life in Europe. Part two: The Journey.
Dátum: 2008-01-17 Idő: 16:53:00