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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Bomb Hunters
More than 30 years after the end of the Vietnam War, Bomb Hunters, tells the stories of the people living in Xieng Khuang in Laos and how they survive in a land still littered with unexploded ordnance.
Dátum: 2008-06-12 Idő: 10:53:00
Rome's New Wolf Assignment
The new mayor of Rome Gianni Alemanno was once a so-called neo-fascist - a supporter of anti-democratic, right wing radicalism. And his election has come at a time of mounting ethnic tension in Italy. As Christian Fraser now discovers in Assignment, there are fears that Rome could be about to suffer the return of hard right, authoritarian rule.
Dátum: 2008-06-12 Idő: 10:46:00
Age of Terror part 2
In the second part of this series, Peter Taylor investigates how two events in 1987 contributed to the beginnings of the road to peace in Northern Ireland.
Dátum: 2008-06-11 Idő: 10:37:00
Leila's Story
The powerful story of a young Iranian woman called Leila, sold into prostitution at the age of nine by her own family and sentenced to hang aged 18.
Dátum: 2008-06-06 Idő: 10:30:00
Argentina; Dancing To The Music Of The Mind
Argentinian film director, writer and tango enthusiast, Edgardo Cozarinsky, talks to artists, dancers, novelists and other Argentinians about why psychotherapy and tango have such a pervasive hold on the Argentine mind and soul.
Dátum: 2008-06-05 Idő: 10:20:00
DocArchive: Taxi to the Dark Side
In Taxi To The Dark Side, American film-maker Alex Gibney reports on the use of torture by American soldiers in Afghanistan. Was the torture the work of a few rogue soldiers, or officially approved by the Pentagon?
Dátum: 2008-05-30 Idő: 18:24:00
DocArchive: Kidnapped - part two
Dr Thomas Hargrove, an American scientist kidnapped by FARC, is reunited with the familys German neighbour, who was part of Team Tom which organized the negotiations.
Dátum: 2008-05-30 Idő: 08:00:00
DocArchive: Assignment
Lucy Ash finds out if new trade deals and diplomatic dialogue with Libya can encourage them to abandon torture and oppression for political reform and human rights improvements.
Dátum: 2008-05-29 Idő: 12:09:00
DocArchive: Assignment 22 May 08
The Commodities Bubble: Michael Robinson investigates and reveals how the commodities markets are attracting major players now looking for somewhere to invest other than the dollar, banking or shares and how this has affected the price of food products around the world.
Dátum: 2008-05-29 Idő: 09:00:00
DocArchive: What Next For Kenya? - Part Two
In this two-part series, former BBC East Africa Correspondent Mike Wooldridge travels from the bustling capital, Nairobi, to the Rift Valley to report on the issues behind the conflict that erupted in Kenya at the turn of the year.
Dátum: 2008-05-27 Idő: 14:01:00