Points Of Departure

Talks by journalists who have won the James Cameron Memorial Prize.

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A series of sixtalks by journalists who have won the James Cameron Memorial Prize.

1: Fergat Keane. The BBC's Asia correspondent draws on his experiences to highlight the tensions between the public commentator and the private individual. Producer Julian Wilkinson

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Unknown: James Cameron

Producer: Julian Wilkinson

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A series of six talks by journalists who have won the James Cameron

Memorial Prize. 2: Maggie O'Kane

The Guardian journalist draws on her coverage of the war in Bosnia. Producer Julian Wilkinson

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A series of four talks by journalists who have won the James Cameron Memorial Prize. 3: Neal Ascherson

A foreign correspondent for 40 years, he explores the symbolism of the tank as an engine of war. Producer Sara Davies

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Unknown: James Cameron

Producer: Sara Davies

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The last of four talks by journalists who have won the James Cameron Memorial Prize. John Simpson , BBC Foreign Affairs editor, reveals how years of foreign reporting have given him a love of central Asia.

Producer Sara Davies

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Unknown: James Cameron

Unknown: John Simpson

Producer: Sara Davies

0101Fergal Keane19970730

The BBC's ASIA correspondent draws on his experience of working in Northern IRELAND, southern AFRICA and Hong Kong to highlight the tensions between the public commentator and the private individual.

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The Guardian journalist draws on her coverage of the war in BOSNIA.

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A foreign correspondent for forty years, he explores the extraordinary power and symbolism of the tank as an engine of war and oppression, and the indomitable individual spirit that opposes it.

0104John Simpson19970820

The BBC World Affairs editor reveals how years of foreign reporting created in him a deep love for the lands of central ASIA.

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