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BBC World Service's wide range of documentaries from 2010.

The Documentary Podcast: Archive 2010 BBC

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BBC World Service's wide range of documentaries from 2010.

    MI6 - A Century in the Shadows (Part Three)

    MI6 - A Century in the Shadows (Part Three)

    In the final part of this series, Sir John Scarlett, the former head of Britain's Secret Intelligence Service talks about the interrogation of terrorist suspects and MI6's role in the run up to the war in Iraq.

    • 23 min
    Assignment - Reporting Mindanao

    Assignment - Reporting Mindanao

    The Philippines is one of the most dangerous places in the world to report from. More than thirty journalists were killed there in a single incident at the end of 2009. Kate McGeowan travels to the troubled southern island of Mindanao to meet one of the reporters whose job it is to cover the daily violence there.

    • 22 min
    The Foods that Make Billions - Part Three

    The Foods that Make Billions - Part Three

    How have advertisers and brand specialists convinced us to buy a commodity that is sold for a great deal more than it costs to produce? Louise Hidalgo looks at the exponential growth - and the cost - of the yoghurt industry.

    • 23 min
    Brazil: Lula's Legacy - Part One

    Brazil: Lula's Legacy - Part One

    In this two-part series, the BBC’s Paulo Cabral travels to the two places that marked Lula’s life – the poor region in the northeast where the president was born, and the industrial suburb of Sao Paulo where he made his reputation. What has been the legacy of one of the most popular politicians in Brazilian history?

    • 23 min
    MI6 - A Century in the Shadows (Part Two)

    MI6 - A Century in the Shadows (Part Two)

    The second part in this series describes what went on behind the Iron Curtain during the Cold War. Former MI6 Chief John Scarlett describes his clandestine meeting with an agent and the Russian defector Oleg Gordievsky talks about his reasons for coming over to the other side.

    • 23 min
    Assignment - Mexico's Toughest Cop

    Assignment - Mexico's Toughest Cop

    For Assignment Rob Walker travels to the city of Tijuana on Mexico's border with the United States on the trail of one of Mexico's most controversial law enforcement officers.

    • 22 min

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