Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19960423]

A three-part World Tonight special tests the political mood of grassroots America.

1: Ain't No Reason to Be Poor.

Simon Dring hitches a ride with the repo man and travels across Iowa, where secure employment is a thing of the past. For many, the American Dream has all but disappeared.

Written by Simon Dring. Producer Judith Melby Editor Anne Koch

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960423]

Unknown: Simon Dring

Written By: Simon Dring.

Producer: Judith Melby

Editor: Anne Koch

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960427]

The first of three programmes in which Simon Dring tests the political mood of grassroots America. Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960427]

Unknown: Simon Dring

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960430]

With the Bible and the Belt

Simon Dring continues his journey through small-town America. In the second of three World Tonight specials on the 1996 presidential elections, he is in Carter country - Tennessee - chewing tobacco with a preacher or two and trying to undo what is known as "the buckle of the Bible Belt".

Concern over family values is raising the political temperature in the pulpits. Written by Simon Dring. Producer Judith Melby. Editor Anne Koch

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960430]

Unknown: Simon Dring

Written By: Simon Dring.

Producer: Judith Melby.

Editor: Anne Koch

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960504]

The second of three World Tonight specials on the 1996 presidential elections, with Simon Dring. Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960504]

Unknown: Simon Dring.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960507]

High Noon in Nolan. In the final part of this World Tonight special, Simon Dring rides into Sweetwater, Texas, for a taste of life in the snake pit of American politics. Law and order and rising concern over juvenile crime are the issues - and the local sheriff is fighting for hisjob in the middle of Nolan

County's annual rattlesnake round-up, Written by Simon Dring. Producer Judith Melby Editor Anne Koch. Rptd Saturday at 5.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960507]

Unknown: Simon Dring

Written By: Simon Dring.

Producer: Judith Melby

Editor: Anne Koch.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960511]

Simon Dring rides into Sweetwater, Texas, for a taste of life in the snake pit of American politics. Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960511]