|01||The Spaghetti Incident||19980131||19981205|
In the first programme, `The Spaghetti Incident', he examines the Italian word `tangente', which has come to signify the bribery that oils the wheels of Italian life.
|01||The Spaghetti Incident.||19981205||19981216|
|02||Mr Kim's Tantrum||19980207|
The second programme, `Mr Kim's Tantrum', is set in the South Korean capital, Seoul. It examines the word `Han', meaning the mixture of sorrow, anger and resentment which is a product of Korea's brutal history.
3: `Losing Face'. For the Chinese, feeling embarrassed is a gravely serious business.
|03||The Fear Of Freedom||19980214|
The third programme, `The Fear of Freedom', looks at the word `angst', signifying the all-encompassing fear or debilitating insecurity suffered by many Germans.
|04 LAST||Losing Face||19980221|
In the final programme of the series, Matt Frei discovers that, for the Chinese, `losing face' is a serious business.