In this programme, he recalls meeting a self-appointed Prince of the Australian Outback and a couple who have lived alone on a deserted island for almost half a century.
In this programme, he considers the American gun culture and meets some of the residents of a suburb in Los Angeles who are learning `shoot to kill' tactics.
In this programme, he reports on the multiple marriages of Salt Lake City and the arranged marriages of Rajasthan.
In this programme, he recalls meeting two `emperors' - the Sultan of Brunei and the notorious billionaire and recluse Jean Paul Getty.
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In this programme, he remembers some of the more spirited women he came across, including an ex-hairdresser from LIVERPOOL now running a brothel in Australia, and an order of nuns who have taken a vow of silence.
In this final programme, he reflects on some of his most memorable interviews - with actor Peter Sellers, the YORKshire inventor who made a million with his `cats eyes', and the spirited sister of outlaw Butch Cassidy.
|02||01||Moments Of Decision||20021110||20021116|
Alan Whicker recalls events that have made a particular impression on him. Alan has on occasions been confronted with imminent danger.
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In a series of three talks, Alan Whicker revisits some of the people, places and events that have made a particular impression on him during sixty years of globetrotting. Alan Whicker has been forced to make some life-changing decisions when faced with imminent danger. At the end of the Second World War in Italy and then later in Korea, he found himself in situations where the wrong choice would have been disastrous.
|02||02||The Power Of Goodness||20021117||20021123|
Alan Whicker recalls events that have made a particular impression on him. 2: The Power of Goodness. Alan describes a memorable visit to an enclosed convent.
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Alan Whicker was awarded the rare privilege of spending a week within a convent of the enclosed Order of Poor Clares. What is it that attracts these extraordinary women to a life of POVERTY and silence?
In a three-part series, Alan Whicker revisits some of the people, places and events that have made a particular impression on him during sixty years of globetrotting.
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In a series of three talks, Alan Whicker revisits some of the people, places and events that have made a particular impression on him during sixty years of globetrotting.
Alan infiltrates the exclusive community of Palm Beach, Florida, home to the unimaginably rich.