As fewer and fewer companies seem to dominate more and more of our lives, both as consumers and workers, are we right to question whether companies can get too big? Peter Donaldson examines some explanations.
Book (same title), Â£1.60 from bookshops
5.25 Industrial Re-location in Birmingham
5.50 Astronomy Before Copernicus
6.15 The Nature of Chemistry
6.40 Cell Dynamics: 1
A series of eight films
7: No Victor, No Vanquished
It is now just over a year since the present conflict began in the Lebanon.
What is the fighting about and how is the conflict likely to be resolved?
Producer HOWARD SMITH
with Ludovic Kennedy
Richard Kershaw , Peter Woods brings you the News and an interview with a man or woman behind the headlines.
To coincide with the second showing of the highly-praised series on British architecture, John Julius Norwich discusses with Alec Clifton-Taylor some of the ways in which landscape and architecture have become more accessible and recommends ways of enjoying them.
Director DENIS MORIATY Producer JOHN DRUMMOND
A Personal History of the United States written and narrated by Alistair Cooke
8: Domesticating a Wilderness
The rail link across the continent; the invention of the wind-pump, the steel-faced plough and barbed wire-these developments were fatal not only to the Indian but to the free-ranging cowboy.
This compulsive programme featured the domestication of America and told of what happened when' Go West Young Man ' caught on. After seeing it I'd brave Indians, barbed wire and Mormonism to get the hell out.
(VIRGINIA IRONSIDE, DAILY MAIL)
Director TIM SLESSOR
Producer MICHAEL GILL
Book: Alistair Cooke's America, £ 6.50, from bookshops
A season of great love stories Tonight starring Genevieve Bujold with Richard Jordan
Philippe Leotard , Marcel Cuvelier Elisabeth, a young girl growing up in Quebec at the beginning of the last century, is given in marriage to the Seigneur of Kamouraska. After an idyllic honeymoon, she discovers a dark side to her husband's character and returns to her mother in distress. The doctor who attends her is a handsome American. Their love affair becomes a violent passion which must destroy everything - and everyone - in its path.
Director CLAUDE JUTRA. Films: page 12
The final programme in this series features
Nils Lofgren in a special live concert from the BBC Television Centre, London. Introduced by Bob Harris
Director TOM CORCORAN
Producer MICHAEL APPLETON
Presented by Peter Woods
DAVID DAVIS reads
The Child at the Window by SIEGFRIED SASSOON