Taking A Stand

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20100112

20100112

Fergal Keane talks to Barbara Cherish, who took a new identity after being adopted at 13.

20100112

20100112

Fergal Keane talks to Barbara Cherish. Adopted at the age of 13, she assumed a new identity in the United States. It would take traumatic events much later in life to propel Barbara to take a stand to uncover the full truth about the father she had never known - a man who had, for a time, been Commandant of Auschwitz.

20100126

20100126

Fergal Keane talks to Michael Semple whose ideas saw him expelled from Afghanistan.

20100126

20100126

Fergal Keane talks to Micheal Semple, a former EU official, who had spent most of career working to bring peace to Afghanistan. But in 2007, while working on a plan to integrate moderate Taliban back into society, he found himself expelled from the country on the orders of the president. He was accused of being a spy and a Taliban supporter.