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The dramatic story of two days that rocked the American presidency: the assassination of its youngest leader, Democract John F Kennedy , in Dallas on 22 November 1963 and the disgrace and expulsion of Republican president Richard Nixon in August 1974.


John F Kennedy
Richard Nixon

4/10. Miriam Margolyes continues retracing Charles Dickens's 19th-century road trip through America and finds herself going out on a night patrol with officers of the NYPD. She also visits Roosevelt Island, makes an unexpected discovery at the New York Public Library and is incarcerated in the notorious "Tombs" prison. (AD)


Miriam Margolyes

1/3. Terence
Stamp narrates this series tracing the development of British Jazz over the last 60 years, starting with a look at how music from America influenced artists and performers in Britain during the 1940s and 1950s.
Continues 9pm tomorrow.

1/6. The intrepid explorer says goodbye to Blighty once more for a journey through the mountains of Pakistan, India,
Nepal, China and Bangladesh. In Darra, Michael goes in search of a home-made Kalashnikov, is introduced to the sport of bull racing and watches a spot of freestyle polo.

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