The Right Stuff

Gerry Northam presents two programmes which follow the progress of would-be chief constables through a six-month course for high-flyers at Bramshill Police College.

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Michael Portillo considers the enduring influence of the writer and philosopher Ayn Rand and questions whether her work remains the blueprint for a literature of the political right.

With contributions from contemporaries and critics, he explores the origins and impact of Rand's writings and considers how, while always controversial, her ideas nevertheless continue to offer a stimulating commentary on the contemporary political landscape.

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The candidates compete for selection and tackle the controversial issue of race equality.

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This week, the challenge of leadership.