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Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

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Kremlin officials and western statesmen profile Vladimir Putin and discuss how the Russian invasion of Georgia in August 2008 nearly led to war between America and Russia. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Norma Percy
Executive Producer:
Brian Lapping
Producer:
David Alter
Director:
David Alter
Director:
Paul Mitchell

Putin, Russia and the West

Episode 4: New Start

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

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The inside story of Barack Obama's campaign to win over Russian president Dmitry Medvedev, and Medvedev's own complex dealings with Vladimir Putin. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Norma Percy
Director:
Paul Mitchell
Executive Producer:
Brian Lapping
Producer:
David Alter
Director:
David Alter

Putin, Russia and the West

Episode 2: Democracy Threatens

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

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Former Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchma and other statesmen discuss Putin's role in the rigged 2004 Ukrainian elections and the impact of the Orange Revolution that followed. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Norma Percy
Director:
Paul Mitchell
Executive Producer:
Brian Lapping
Producer:
Wanda Koscia
Director:
Wanda Koscia

Putin, Russia and the West

Episode 1: Taking Control

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

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Documentary series. In June 2001 Russian president Vladimir Putin met with George W Bush and gave a prophetic warning about Pakistan, Afghanistan and the Taliban. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Norma Percy
Narrator:
Rupert Graves
Executive Producer:
Brian Lapping
Director:
Paul Mitchell

Iran and the West

Episode 3: Nuclear Confrontation

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary series. Contributors including Iran's President Khatami tell the inside story of the West's continuing nuclear confrontation with Iran. Show more

The Love of Money

Episode 3: Back from the Brink

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

The series on the global crash tells the extraordinary story of how politicians reacted to the crisis, and asks what has been learnt from the entire calamity. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Paul Mitchell
Producer:
Paul Mitchell
Producer:
Michael Tuft
Executive Producer:
Dominic Crossley-Holland
Director:
Guy Smith

Inside Obama's White House

Episode 1: 100 Days

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

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The story of how Barack Obama tried to reshape America. A month after his victory, Obama discovered America was on the verge of a great depression. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Brook Lapping Productions
Series Producer:
Norma Percy
Director:
Paul Mitchell
Producer:
Paul Mitchell
Executive Producer:
Brian Lapping

Inside Obama's White House

Episode 2: Obamacare

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

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The story of how Barack Obama tried to reshape America. This episode looks at how his proposals for affordable, accessible healthcare sparked a bitter conflict. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Brook Lapping Productions
Series Producer:
Norma Percy
Director:
Sarah Wallis
Producer:
Sarah Wallis
Executive Producer:
Brian Lapping
Executive Producer:
Paul Mitchell

Inside Obama's White House

Episode 3: Don't Screw It Up

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

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The story of how Barack Obama tried to reshape America. Episode three tells how Obama set out to end George Bush's wars in the Middle East. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Brook Lapping Productions
Series Producer:
Norma Percy
Executive Producer:
Brian Lapping
Executive Producer:
Paul Mitchell

Inside Obama's White House

Episode 4: The Arc of History

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

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How Barack Obama tried to reshape America. The last episode begins with Obama's decision to launch the special operation into Pakistan, to catch Osama Bin Laden. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Brook Lapping Productions
Series Producer:
Norma Percy
Director:
Mick Gold
Producer:
Mick Gold
Executive Producer:
Brian Lapping
Executive Producer:
Paul Mitchell

Watergate

Series 1

Break-In

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary series. In 1972, a break-in at the Democratic Party's headquarters sparks the Watergate scandal and a cover-up that goes to the very top of the US government. Show more

The Iraq War

Episode 3: It's Hell, Mr President

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

The biggest players of the war in Iraq reveal the inside story. The final episode tells how the war ended and brings the Iraq story up to date. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Norma Percy
Series Producer:
Paul Mitchell
Producer:
David Alter
Director:
David Alter

Watergate

Series 1

Cover-Up

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary series about the Watergate scandal. Nixon's burglars are caught, and the president himself is at the head of a cover-up that links the crime to the White House. Show more

Watergate

Series 1

Scapegoat

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Nixon pays the Watergate burglars to keep silent, but his adviser, John Dean, turns state's evidence after John McCord, one of the thieves, reveals the administration's involvement. Show more

Watergate

Series 1

Massacre

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The so-called Saturday Night Massacre, the chain of events that unfolded on 20 October 1973, when President Nixon demanded that special prosecutor Archibald Cox be fired.

Watergate

Series 1

Impeachment

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four

President Nixon clings on to the White House as the case against him mounts. The automatic recording system he ordered to be installed in the Oval Office, however, contains damning evidence.