The World This Weekend

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20060702

A look at events around the world. Presented by Brian Hanrahan. Want to share your views? Email wato@bbc.co.uk or text us on 84844 [maximum cost 12p]

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A look at events around the world. Presented by Tim Franks. Want to share your views? Email wato@bbc.co.uk or text us on 84844 [maximum cost 12p]

20060806

A look at events around the world. Presented by James Robins. Want to share your views? Email wato@bbc.co.uk or text us on 84844 [maximum cost 12p]

20060813

A look at events around the world. Want to share your views? Email wato@bbc.co.uk or text us on 84844 [maximum cost 12p]

20060820

A look at events around the world. Presented by Shaun Ley. Want to share your views? Email wato@bbc.co.uk or text us on 84844 [maximum cost 12p]

20060827
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20060917

A look at events around the world. Presented by Shaun Ley. Want to share your views? Email or text us on 84844 [maximum cost 12p].

Followed by Uncovering Iran: Its Country and Its People.

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20061029

A look at events around the world, presented by Shaun Ley. Listeners can email wato@bbc.co.uk or text 84844.

20061105

With Shaun Ley.

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20061119
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20061203
20061210
20061217

A look at events around the world. Listeners can email wato@bbc.co.uk or text 84844.

20061224

News and headlines with Tim Franks.

20061231

The weekly international affairs programme with Tim Franks.

20070107

News and headlines with Jo Coburn.

20070114
20070121
20070128
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20070211

News and headlines with James Robbins.

20070218

A look at events around the world, presented by James Reynolds.

20070225

A look at events around the world, presented by Jo Coburn.

20070304

A look at events around the world, presented by James Landale. Listeners can email wato@bbc.co.uk or text 84844.

20070311
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A look at events around the world.

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20070415
20070422

A look at events around the world, with Brian Hanrahan.

20070429

A look at events around the world with Shaun Ley.

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20070909

A look at events around the world with Brian Hanrahan.

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A look at events around the world with Shaun Ley.

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A look at events around the world.

20100711

A look at events around the world with Shaun Ley.

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A look at events around the world with Brian Hanrahan.

20100829
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A look at events around the world, with Shaun Ley.

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A look at events around the world.

The latest news with in-depth analysis.

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The latest national and international news, with an in-depth look at events around the world. To share your views email: wato@bbc.co.uk or on twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

In-depth reporting of national and international events.

20110227

The latest national and international news, with an in-depth look at events around the world. Listeners can comment via email: wato@bbc.co.uk or on twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

In-depth reporting of national and international events.

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The latest national and international news, with an in-depth look at events around the world. To share your views email: wato@bbc.co.uk or on Twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

In-depth reporting of national and international events.

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The latest national and international news, with David Eades. Listeners can comment via email: wato@bbc.co.uk or on twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

In-depth reporting of national and international events. With David Eades.

20110612

Shaun Ley presents the latest national and international news, with an in-depth look at events around the world. Email: wato@bbc.co.uk; twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

In-depth reporting of national and international events. Presented by Shaun Ley.

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Edward Stourton presents the latest national and international news, with an in-depth look at events around the world. Email: wato@bbc.co.uk; twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

In-depth reporting of national and international events. Presented by Edward Stourton.

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With Shaun Ley. The latest national and international news, with an in-depth look at events around the world. Email: wato@bbc.co.uk; twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

With Shaun Ley. In-depth reporting of national and international events.

20110814

The latest national and international news, with an in-depth look at events around the world. Email: wato@bbc.co.uk; twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

In-depth reporting of national and international events.

20110821

With Edward Stourton. The latest national and international news, with an in-depth look at events around the world. Email: wato@bbc.co.uk; twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

With Edward Stourton. In-depth reporting of national and international events.

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With James Robbins. The latest national and international news, with an in-depth look at events around the world. Email: wato@bbc.co.uk; twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

With James Robbins. In-depth reporting of national and international events.

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20111204

The latest national and international news, with Shaun Ley. Email: wato@bbc.co.uk; twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

In-depth reporting of national and international events with Shaun Ley.

20111211

Shaun Ley presents the latest national and international news, with an in-depth look at events around the world. Email: wato@bbc.co.uk; twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

Shaun Ley presents the latest national and international news.

20111218

Shaun Ley presents the latest national and international news, with an in-depth look at events around the world. Email: wato@bbc.co.uk; twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

Shaun Ley presents in-depth reporting of national and international events.

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The latest national and international news with James Robbins, including an in-depth look at events around the world. Email: wato@bbc.co.uk; twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

The latest national and international news with James Robbins.

20120122

The latest national and international news, including an in-depth look at events around the world, with Edward Stourton. Email: wato@bbc.co.uk; twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

Edward Stourton presents the latest national and international news.

20120129

The latest national and international news, including an in-depth look at events around the world, with James Robbins. Email: wato@bbc.co.uk; twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

James Robbins presents the latest national and international news.

20120205

The latest national and international news, including an in-depth look at events around the world. Email: wato@bbc.co.uk; twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

The latest national and international news.

20120212

Edward Stourton presents the latest national and international news, including an in-depth look at events around the world. Email: wato@bbc.co.uk; twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

Edward Stourton presents the latest national and international news.

20120219

Shaun Ley presents the latest national and international news, including an in-depth look at events around the world. Email: wato@bbc.co.uk; twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

Shaun Ley presents the latest national and international news.

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As voters go to the polls in both France and Greece, we ask if the political mood is shifting away from the need to undertake austerity measures across the Eurozone. Plus, reaction to the local election results in England, Scotland and Wales and a lookahead to the Queen's Speech.

Shaun Ley asks if the political mood is shifting away from the need for austerity measures

20120520

James Robbins presents the latest national and international news, including an in-depth look at events around the world. Email: wato@bbc.co.uk; twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

20120527

Shaun Ley presents the latest national and international news, including an in-depth look at events around the world. Email: wato@bbc.co.uk; twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

20120603

James Robbins presents the latest national and international news, including an in-depth look at events around the world. Email: wato@bbc.co.uk; twitter: #theworldthisweekend.

20170423

Global news and analysis.

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With James Cox.

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 01 July 199019900701

BBC Programme Number: 49SX8715

Notes: CAIRS 498715

Next in series: 29 July 1990

Previous in series: 01 July 1990

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SBH:Lockerbie Disaster - fake bomb taken on plane by Jim Swire (father of victim of disaster). Comments by Swire. From The World This Weekend.

PRE:Lane: Swire has been giving details of how, several weeks ago, he took a fake bomb onboard a plane at Heathrow and flew to America. Swire: took exact replica of Lockerbie bomb, but replaced Semtex with marzipan. Case was searched and 'bomb' picked up, but then replaced and he was allowed to board the plane. NTS:Swire took the fake bomb onboard to test whether airport security had improved since the disaster. OTN:CLN027/90VW2737 TXN/TDT:R4 01-Jul-1990

Broadcast history

01 Jul 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Jenny Lane (rdr)

Jim Swire (Speaker)

BBC Programme Number: 32SX4946

Notes: CAIRS 324946

Next in series: 01 July 1990

Previous in series: 24 June 1990

SBH:German Reunification. Act. celebrations and E.Germans receiving their allocated DM2000 as the two Germanies merge their economies. Interviewer: Diana Goodman. From The World This Weekend.

PRE:E.Germans queued to receive their allocated DM2000. Act. money being counted out (0'05"). Vox pops: no longer second class people; it's wonderful. Act. celebrations (0'03"). OTN:CLN027/90VW2737 TXN/TDT:R4 01-Jul-1990 CON:GOODMAN Diana (int)

Diana Goodman (int)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 01 October 196719671001
Programme Catalogue - Details: 02 September 199019900902

BBC Programme Number: 31SX8806

Notes: CAIRS 318806

Next in series: 09 September 1990

Previous in series: 26 August 1990

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SBH:Iraqi invasion of Kuwait - Javier Perez de Cuellar, UN Sec. Gen., comments on the failure of talks with Iraq and about the hostages being held by Iraq. From The World This Weekend.

PRE:Disappointment at failure of talks. Welcomes release of women and children, but wants all those being held to be released. OTN:CLN036/90VW3637 TXN/TDT:R4 02-Sep-1990 CON:PEREZ DE CUELLAR Javier (spkr) CLOUGH Gordon (spkr)

Broadcast history

02 Sep 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Gordon Clough (Speaker)

Javier Perez de Cuellar (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 June 199019900603

BBC Programme Number: 50SX7679

Notes: CAIRS 507679

Next in series: 10 June 1990

Previous in series: 27 May 1990

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SBH:China - report by James Miles on 1st anniversary of the Tiananmen massacre. Act. official Chinese video of events and an American journalist says the govt. has redefined the area of the Square so they can claim no-one was killed IN it - and new assessments are that 400-800 were killed. From: The World This Weekend.

Broadcast history

03 Jun 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

James Miles (int)

Gerald Segal (Speaker)

Nick Christoph (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 04 February 199019900204

BBC Programme Number: 61SX7323

Notes: CAIRS 617323 617329

Next in series: 11 March 1990

Previous in series: 18 January 1990

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SBH:Demonstrators interviewed by Norman Smith.

PRE:Demonstrators: Is member of Communist Party - feels Central Committee is "one of most conservative organs of our society". USSR not democratic. Majority support Gorby but wants him to be more radical. Wants Constitution to change regarding Communist Party monopoly. Gorbachev being criticised from right - he needs suport from left. TXN/TDT:R4 04-Feb-1990 CON:SMITH Norman (spkr)

SBH:Report by Philip Short in Moscow on demonstration in central Moscow

PRE:5-60,000 demonstrators marched to Central Square and Kremlin - chants of 'Down with the KGB'. Reform leader Boris Yeltsin accused Societ leadership of indecisiveness and compromise - urged Communist Party to introduce genuine democracy TXN/TDT:R4 04-Feb-1990 CON:SHORT Philip (spkr)

Broadcast history

04 Feb 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Norman Smith (Speaker)

Philip Short (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 05 November 196719671105
Programme Catalogue - Details: 08 April 199019900408

BBC Programme Number: 20SX2109

Notes: CAIRS 202109

Next in series: 29 April 1990

Previous in series: 25 March 1990

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SBH:Strangeways Prison Riot - Sir John Stokes MP calls for tougher action to be taken against prison rioters. From The World This Weekend. CHRONOLOGICAL

PRE:Stokes: riot should have been put down straight away. Would quell prisoners with hoses then send in S.A.S. TXN/TDT:R4 08-Apr-1990 CON:STOKES John (spkr)

Broadcast history

08 Apr 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Stokes (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 08 October 196719671008
Programme Catalogue - Details: 09 September 199019900909

BBC Programme Number: 31SX9244

Notes: CAIRS 319244

Next in series: 25 November 1990

Previous in series: 02 September 1990

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SBH:Iraqi invasion of Kuwait - Anoushiravan Ehteshami (Exeter Univ.) analyses the speech of Saddam Hussein. Includes extracts from Saddam's speeches (with English trans. over). From The World This Weekend.

PRE:In his messages Saddam is addressing firstly the Iraqi people; then the Arab population in the Middle East; and finally the West. The terminology dates back to the militants of the Crusades. Language during the Iran-Iraq War was of hate, but they have now made an alliance. Is important to read between the lines and not to take such messages at face value. OTN:CLN037/90VW3737 TXN/TDT:R4 09-Sep-1990 CON:EHTESHAMI Anoushiravan (spkr) HUSSEIN Saddam (spkr)

Broadcast history

09 Sep 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Saddam Hussein (Speaker)

Anoushiravan Ehteshami (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 10 June 199019900610

BBC Programme Number: 57SX3539

Notes: CAIRS 573539

Next in series: 24 June 1990

Previous in series: 10 June 1990

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SBH:Report on car bomb explosion (later claimed to have been caused by animal rights activists) which seriously injured John Cupper, a baby boy. Comment from witness Keith Mahoney. News headlines: Gordon Clough. Reporter: Vivienne Hall. From The World This Weekend.

Broadcast history

10 Jun 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Gordon Clough (rdr)

Vivienne Hall (Speaker)

Keith Mahoney (Speaker)

BBC Programme Number: 51SX0294

Recorded on 1990-05-02

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Next in series: 10 June 1990

Previous in series: 03 June 1990

SBH:Clip from speech made by Princess Royal for Save The Children Fund, in which she calls for economic aid for Africa. From The World This Weekend.

PRE:Anne: need to help Africa out of its economic crisis and acute debt, perhaps something like the Mashall plan that rescued Europe after World War II. TXN/TDT:R4 10-Jun-1990 RES:REFER TO ROYAL LIAISON ASST BEFORE BROADCASTING CON:ANNE, Princess of Gt. Britain (spkr)

Princess Anne (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 11 March 199019900311

BBC Programme Number: 56SX2586

Notes: CAIRS 562586

Next in series: 18 March 1990

Previous in series: 04 February 1990

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SBH:Survey into public attitudes to the police and way traditional police work has been eroded. Incl. ints. with Brixton youths, Keith Parchment (convicted by W. Midland Serious Crime Squad and then released) and George Walker, a former policeman who revealed that Kent Police had fiddled their crime figures. Interviewer: Roger Hearing. From The World This Weekend.

Broadcast history

11 Mar 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Roger Hearing (int)

Keith Parchment (Speaker)

Jim French (Speaker)

Ron Walker (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 12 August 199019900812

BBC Programme Number: 20SX1939

Notes: CAIRS 201939

Next in series: 26 August 1990

Previous in series: 29 July 1990

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SBH:Iraqi invasion of Kuwait - Escaped Britons describe journey across the desert. Helpline founder Joanna Copley outlines distress of families in Britain. From The World This Weekend. CHRONOLOGICAL

PRE:Grimstead: Packed bags in 15 minutes. Convoy of eight four-wheel drive vehicles. Travelled on desert roads past forces of both sides. Carr: Annoyed at Foreign Office handling of situation. Escapes should have been kept silent - hole will be plugged now. No assistance from F.O., just told to sit tight. Copley: Amateur with no funding. People in financial and emotional distress. Suggests national helpline, database of all information. Government should do something to help. She's operating from her house - has had four more telephone lines installed. TXN/TDT:R4 12-Aug-1990

Broadcast history

12 Aug 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Joanna Copley (Speaker)

David Carr (Speaker)

Bob Grimstead (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 12 November 196719671112
Programme Catalogue - Details: 14 January 199019900114

BBC Programme Number: 40SX5670

Media: CD

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Next in series: 18 January 1990

Previous in series: 31 December 1989

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SBH:Interviews on National Salvation Front and its plan to field candidates for election. Interviewer: Roger Hearing.

PRE:Hearing: Calls to ban Communist party. National Salvation Front has announced it will contest elections. Petrina: Surprised NSF will be standing for election - had thought they had no political ambitions. Mititelu: Army is strong - soldiers in high positions in NSF. Ilieshu: Communists and Fascists have "almost the same ideology". TXN/TDT:R4 14-Jan-1990

SBH:Dimitru Mazilu, Vice-President of National Salvation Front interviewed on the organisation's policies - declares "I remain in post" for time being, favours free elections. Interviewer: Graham Leach.

PRE:Would resign if people ask him to. Would be difficult for NSF if said he wouldn't resign. "I remain in post" until elections. but not after. Himself wasn't part of Ceausescu dictatorship. Fought against Ceausescu publicly since 1968. Doesn't think Army will have to take power, Army is "with the Revolution". Elections have to be "really free". TXN/TDT:R4 14-Jan-1990 CON:MAZILU Dimitru (spkr) LEACH Graham (spkr)

Broadcast history

14 Jan 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Roger Hearing (int)

Graham Leach (Speaker)

Chris Mititelu (Speaker)

Dimitru Mazilu (Speaker)

Liviu Petrina (Speaker)

Petra Ilieshu (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 16 December 199019901216

BBC Programme Number: 56SX0642

Notes: CAIRS 560642

Next in series: 23 December 1990

Previous in series: 25 November 1990

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SBH:Comment from British and European politicians, including Jacques Delors, Norman Lamont, Jacques Santer and Douglas Hurd. Interviewer: James Naughtie. From The World This Weekend.

Broadcast history

16 Dec 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Douglas Hurd (Speaker)

Norman Lamont (Speaker)

Jacques Delors (Speaker)

Jacques Santer (Speaker)

Gianni de Michelis (Speaker)

Mark Eyskens (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 17 December 196719671217
Programme Catalogue - Details: 17 September 199519950917

Next in series: 29 October 1995

Previous in series: 27 August 1995

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SBH:Pierre Krahenbuhl of Red Cross in Banja Luka int. on influx of Bosnian Serb refugees; UN Envoy Carl Bildt, Bosnian Prime Minister Haris Silajdzic and US envoy Richard Holbrooke comment on prospects for peace. Interviewers: Sheena McDonald and Malcolm Brabant.

Broadcast history

17 Sep 1995 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Malcolm Brabant (int)

Sheena Mcdonald (int)

Richard Holbrooke (Speaker)

Carl Bildt (Speaker)

Pierre Krahenbuhl (Speaker)

Hairs Silajdzic (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 698121

Programme Catalogue - Details: 18 January 199019900118

BBC Programme Number: 45SX8378

Notes: CAIRS 458378

Next in series: 04 February 1990

Previous in series: 14 January 1990

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SBH:Report by Michael Vestey on Civic Forum movement and new political parties following downfall of Communist regime.

Broadcast history

18 Jan 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Michael Vestey (int)

Pavel Bratiga (Speaker)

Martin Maestrich (Speaker)

Marian Cramer (Speaker)

Pato Petat (Speaker)

Maketa Viakova (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 18 March 199019900318

BBC Programme Number: 32SX4716

Notes: CAIRS 324716

Next in series: 25 March 1990

Previous in series: 11 March 1990

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SBH:Voters in E.Germany's first free election interviewed by Diana Goodman.

PRE:Vox pops: how they voted; keeping it secret. OTN:CLN012/90VW1237 TXN/TDT:R4 18-Mar-1990 CON:GOODMAN Diana (int)

Broadcast history

18 Mar 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Diana Goodman (int)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990050519900505

05 May 1990

Next in series: 06 May 1990

Previous in series: 29 April 1990

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SBH:Leeds football fans cause trouble at Bournemouth - news, report, int. with Chief Supt. Richard Daubeney and act. confrontation betwwen police and fans. From R4 1800 Hrs. News (5.5.90) and The World This Weekend (6.5.90).

PRE: Band 9 (2'35") R4 1800 Hrs. News 5.5.90 Crawford/Jones: details of trouble. Daubeney: combination of sun and drink has fuelled problem. Have had arrests and injuries, and had to endure a hail of missiles. Crawford: trouble at other matches. Band 10NU (0'12") World This Weekend 6.5.90 Act. confrontation between fans and police. OTN:T 75386;CLN019/90VW1937 TXN/TDT:R4 05-May-1990

Broadcast history

05 May 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Andrew Crawford (rdr)

Valerie Jones (Speaker)

Richard Daubeney (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 614000

BBC Programme Number: 61SX4000

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990050619900506

06 May 1990

Next in series: 27 May 1990

Previous in series: 05 May 1990

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SBH:Report by Nicola Carslaw on nationalism in Yugoslavia. Refs. to Slovenia and Croatia, dangers of totalitarianism, Albanian population.

PRE:Carslaw: Slovenians proud of Catholic beliefs and Austro-Hungarian origins. Slovenian woman: Wants separation from Yugoslavia. Tudjman (trans.): Need for confederation. Student: Some political parties in Serbia and Croatia "almost fascist" Cucek: Dangers of increasing Albanian population. Drnovsek: "Transitional period" at present - has to find "new balance" between nations within country. Man: People will chose parties with nationalist views. Pesic: Danger that communist totalitiarianism will be replaced by nationalist totalitarianism. Milosavlevich: Opposition policies close to Communism - "they are all nationalist". TXN/TDT:R4 06-May-1990

Broadcast history

06 May 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nicola Carslaw (int)

Franjo Tudjman (Speaker)

Vesna Pesic (Speaker)

Janez Drnovsek (Speaker)

Janez Cucek (Speaker)

Dragan Milosavlevich (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 342481

BBC Programme Number: 34SX2481

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990052719900527

27 May 1990

Next in series: 03 June 1990

Previous in series: 06 May 1990

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SBH:Delyth Evans reports on the reaction to some schools teaching multi-faith education. Act. morning worship in school, multi-faith education lesson; ints. teachers, parents and children, Baroness Cox, Colin Alves, Professor John Hull and Fred Mailer. From The World This Weekend.

Broadcast history

27 May 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Hull (Speaker)

Delyth Evans (Speaker)

Denise Bell (Speaker)

Lucy Norton (Speaker)

Colin Alves (Speaker)

John Cullis (Speaker)

Fred Mailer (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 467780

BBC Programme Number: 46SX7780

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 23 December 199019901223

BBC Programme Number: 34SX2625

Notes: CAIRS 342625

Next in series: 30 December 1990

Previous in series: 16 December 1990

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SBH:Report by Jim Fish on referendum being held to decide whether Slovenia becomes independent from Yugoslavia. Incl. int. with pro-independence voter and Slovenian representative in Yugoslavian Federal Government Janez Drnovsek.

PRE:Fish: Voting today on whether Slovenia will have independence. Man: Voted "for our country". Wants independent Slovenia to be in world market. Drnovsek: Agreement possible for new Yugoslavia - new political parties will now start real negotiations. TXN/TDT:R4 23-Dec-1990 CON:FISH Jim (int) DRNOVSEK Janez (spkr)

Broadcast history

23 Dec 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Jim Fish (int)

Janez Drnovsek (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 24 December 196719671224
Programme Catalogue - Details: 24 June 199019900624

BBC Programme Number: 68SX2608

Notes: CAIRS 682608

Next in series: 01 July 1990

Previous in series: 10 June 1990

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SBH:Earthquake in the Gilan and Zanjan provinces of Iran - report from a village, near Rudbar, ruined by the disaster, including ints. with some of the victims. From The World This Weekend.

PRE:Act. mourning (0'07") Brabant: describes scenes in the village graveyard. Stench of death. Grieving man (through translator): lost many of his family. Worked hard to send his child to university, now he is dead. Women: loss of members of their families. Brabant: scenes in town. Bodies still in the rubble will bring disease. Victims: plead to the rest of the world for help. OTN:CLN026/90VW2637 TXN/TDT:R4 24-Jun-1990 CON:BRABANT Malcolm (spkr)....Reporter

Broadcast history

24 Jun 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Malcolm Brabant (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 25 March 199019900325

BBC Programme Number: 31SX9463

Notes: CAIRS 319463

Next in series: 08 April 1990

Previous in series: 18 March 1990

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SBH:Report by Diana Goodman on political opinions of Hungarians on polling day. Refs. to growth of nationalism, freedom of press.

PRE:Timosawary: Proud of being Hungarian - feeling of unity. Armer: Communists tried to take away national identity. Now fighting for human rights. Humrer: "I can be Hungarian nowadays" - Nationalism a crime under Communism. Corrishone: Hopes life will be more cheerful. Difficult for new government to restructure economy. Feels "mixture of optimism and pessimism", Timosawary: Capitalism has problems too. Luckart: New wave of pornography and tabloid press - need to protect citizens. Shellay: Fear of antisemitism - Free Democrats accused of being dominated by Jews. Humer: People want to live without fear. Political parties offering money - "I don't want money, I want freedom"

Broadcast history

25 Mar 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Laszlo Armer (Speaker)

Andrasz Corrishone (Speaker)

Daniel Humer (Speaker)

Laszlo Luckart (Speaker)

Evan Shellay (Speaker)

Marietta Timosawary (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 25 November 199019901125

BBC Programme Number: 20SX1018

Recorded on 1990-11-23

Notes: CAIRS 201018

Next in series: 16 December 1990

Previous in series: 09 September 1990

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SBH:Margaret Thatcher's resignation as Prime Minister. In conversation with James Naughtie, Rt.Hon. John WAKEHAM gives an insider's view of events. Partly used in the World This Weekend

Broadcast history

25 Nov 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

James Naughtie (int)

John Wakeham (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 26 August 199019900826

BBC Programme Number: 20SX2503

Notes: CAIRS 202503

Next in series: 02 September 1990

Previous in series: 12 August 1990

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SBH:Iraqi invasion of Kuwait - Kurt Waldheim accused of breaching Western solidarity after securing release of Austrian nationals following mission to Iraq. Refs. to Saddam Hussein, United Nations, Hitler. Interviewer: Gordon Clough. From The World This Weekend. CHRONOLOGICAL

PRE:Waldheim: Sticking to Western solidarity. Visit at short notice, tried to inform as many governments as possible. Ambassador still in Kuwait Saddam trying to be helpful. Had several hours of talks. UN could play helpful role. Wants dialogue, but ready to fight. Not same situation as with Hitler. TXN/TDT:R4 26-Aug-1990 CON:CLOUGH Gordon (int) CLOUGH Gordon (spkr) WALDHEIM Kurt (spkr)

Broadcast history

26 Aug 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Gordon Clough (int)

Kurt Waldheim (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 26 November 196719671126
Programme Catalogue - Details: 29 April 199019900429

BBC Programme Number: 20SX2189

Notes: CAIRS 202189

Next in series: 05 May 1990

Previous in series: 08 April 1990

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SBH:Report by Diana Goodman on Polish economy and Solidarity-led government's austerity programme. Refs. to low wages, inflation, food. From The WORLD THIS WEEKEND

PRE:Pietra Sodowski: Wife and self earn $120 per month after tax. Eva Sodowski: Doesn't buy clothes. Food very expensive. Sachs: Inflation now 50-60% per annum. Zloty stable against dollar. Bronka: Coping well with austerity programme. Man: Is unemployed - gets "ridiculous" benefit. Onotinsky: Some government intervention needed. Beshtega: Government not paying heed to social consequences. Woman: Can't sell potatoes she grows. Milk so cheap it's not profitable. TXN/TDT:R4 29-Apr-1990

Broadcast history

29 Apr 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Diana Goodman (int)

Jeffrey Sachs (Speaker)

Geoffrey Sachs (Speaker)

Adam Bronka (Speaker)

Jan Beshtega (Speaker)

Yeja Onotinsky (Speaker)

Eva Sodowski (Speaker)

Pietra Sodowski (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 29 July 199019900729

BBC Programme Number: 41SX4035

Notes: CAIRS 414035

Next in series: 12 August 1990

Previous in series: 01 July 1990

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SBH:Denis McComie of Trinidad National Broadcasting int. on "calm" in Trinidad following coup; act. TV broadcast by coup leader Bakur informing country that Government is "still under control" and justifying "this noble deed". Interviewer: Gordon Clough.

Broadcast history

29 Jul 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Gordon Clough (int)

Yasin Bakur (Speaker)

Denis Mccomie (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 30 December 199019901230

BBC Programme Number: 33SX7905

Notes: CAIRS 337905

Next in series: 06 January 1991

Previous in series: 23 December 1990

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SBH:Iraqi invasion of Kuwait - classified defence documents stolen from car and then found in skip in London. Report and ints., including Defence Sec. Tom King. From The World This Weekend.

Broadcast history

30 Dec 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Harrison (int)

Tom King (Speaker)

June Kelly (Speaker)

Martin O'Neill (Speaker)

Michael Mates (Speaker)

Christopher Lee (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4

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