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Dam Nations

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Three programmes examining the impact of various dam projects. Damage: Arundhati Roy
Following essays that were critical of dam projects and questioned Indian democracy, author Arundhati Roy was convicted of criminal contempt and imprisoned. This film is her account of the events that led to her arrest.
9.20 Dam Nation Gaia Servadio investigates Turkey's dam-building programme which, because of the displacement of large populations and the potential destruction of unique ancient sites, has led to international protests.
10.00 The Talk Show Special
A discussion as to whether or not dam projects create more harm than good.

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Unknown: Arundhati Roy
Unknown: Gaia Servadio

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