Call number: V-1395



Russia: A Journey with Jonathan Dimbleby
A Mentornmedia production for BBC, 2008
[Jonathan Dimbleby journeys from Kaliningrad in the west to Vladivostok in the east. He looks at how Russia's past has shaped her current identity and investigates what modern Russia means to her people now.]

Part 5: Far from Moscow
[Dimbleby reflects on his journey across the ten thousand miles of Russia, visiting Irkutsk and Stalin's Birobidzhan before completing his exploration in Vladivostok.]
Written and presented by Jonathan Dimbleby
Produced and directed by Jamie Muir
Series producers: George Carey and Teresa Cherfas
BBC2, 7 June 2008
60 minutes, starts 2½ minutes in to tape

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2½ minutes of irrelevance

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The War of the World: A New History of the 20th Century by Niall Ferguson
[Niall Ferguson presents a major six-part series on the causes and consequences of war and genocide in the first half of the 20th century.]
Blakeway Productions Ltd, 2006

Part 2: The Plan
[Ferguson investigates how the Great Depression of the 1930s wrecked both capitalism and democracy the world over, with some countries embracing totalitarian regimes.]
Written and presented by Niall Ferguson
Producer: Melanie Fall
Series director: Adrian Pennink
Directed by Simon Chu
Channel 4, 10 June 2008
50 minutes

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2 minutes of irrelevance

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Part 3: Killing Space
[Ferguson looks at how totalitarian dictatorship had divided the globe by the start of WWII and the methods used by the Axis to build their empires.]
Written and presented by Niall Ferguson
Producer: Melanie Fall
Series director: Adrian Pennink
Directed by Simon Chu
Channel 4, 11 June 2008
50 minutes

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3 minutes of irrelevance

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Part 4: A Tainted Triumph
[Ferguson looks at the terrible compromises the Allies were forced to make between 1943 and 1945 in order to bring the Second World War to a close.]
Written and presented by Niall Ferguson
Producer: Melanie Fall
Series director: Adrian Pennink
Channel 4, 12 June 2008
50 minutes

Source: BBC2, 7 June 2008 and Channel 4, 10, 11 and 12 June 2008
System: Pal


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