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Battle for Baghdad: No Way Out (Duration: 60)

Baghdad. This city on the Tigris River, the second largest in the Arab world was once a centre of learning and commerce. Today, it is the scene of almost unimaginable destruction and chaos, torn apart by four years of war, insurgency and now sectarian violence. Before it started, then U.S. Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld told Americans that the war in Iraq would last anywhere from 5 days to 5 months. Four years later that promise lies in shreds. The President has said that the security of North America hinges on Iraq. Certainly the security and peace in the Middle East does. So well might security and peace in the entire world. And Iraq turns on what happens in its capital. Baghdad, where the fighting is fiercest and the losses greatest, is the crucial battleground. If coalition forces lose the capital, then the war is lost - and the war on terror takes on a new, unpredictable and potentially frightening dimension. THE BATTLE FOR BAGHDAD is the story of what went wrong ... how America got trapped on those streets ... as told by some of the top commanders who fought the war and the New York Times correspondents who cover it.
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Blue Jean Confidential (Duration: )

Blue jeans are the world's favourite fashion statement - so popular they've become an American icon. Here's a garment that's remained hip for more than half a century, that's thrived from World Wars to the present. Jeans have helped define every youth movement, and every effort of older generations to deny the passing of youth. Trace blue jean culture, from mining days to the ranch, from the beat and hippie generations to the world's designer labels and celebrity cachet. Is there anyone who doesn't have a pair?
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Build Green (Duration: 1 x 60)

New eco-architecture uses the sun, the wind, and the rain along with dirt, straw, and sewage to build the green homes of the future. In a refreshing hour, Build Green shows how building a house using innovative practices and materials can help sustain the earth. The bonus, of course, is that green housing saves you big bucks. So, given our rapidly changing environment and the need for action at all levels, which type of house would you choose to construct or live in? Build Green is sure to give audiences some ideas.
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Canine Confidential (Duration: )

From the opulent world of Palm Beach diva dogs to training dogs for combat in Iraq, Canine Confidential explores a contemporary coexistence like nothing else in the human-animal world. Today, doggie couture is a multi-billion dollar business, dog dancing is an unlikely but highly competitive craze and on a single air force base in Texas, dogs destined for airport drug duty and frontline combat in Iraq, get basic training alongside their human counterparts. The modern transformation of our canine friends is breathtaking. But is a dog's life being pushed too far? Canine Confidential goes around the world to find out.
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Heartland (Duration: 13 x 60)

Adapted from Lauren Brooke's best-selling novels (6.5 million copies worldwide), Heartland is a new family drama series set in the fictional town of Hudson located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Heartland is a place like no other; a horse ranch with a special mission of healing abused or neglected horses and finding them new homes. The series follows the Fleming family-Grandpa Jack, 15-year-old Amy and 20-something older sister Lou- as they deal with the ups and downs of running a ranch that's been in the family for generations but is now so deep in debt they're one bank payment away from losing it all. After the sudden death of their mother, the girls' lives change forever. Lou reluctantly returns home from her high-powered job in New York to take over the business of the ranch - this is not what she planned for her life. Amy realizes she has inherited her mother's special horse whispering gift and is determined to keep her mothers dream alive by keeping Heartland as a horse rescue centre. (HD)
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Life and Times of Fidel Castro (Duration: 1 x 60 or 2 x 60)

This compelling account of Fidel Castro has never been heard - the account of Castro himself, taken largely from private letters, speeches and interviews - with exclusive footage of Castro's childhood home. Castro's many political battles are discussed by players in the confrontations: John F. Kennedy's speechwriter Theodore Sorensen recalls the Cuban Missile crisis; Sergei Khrushchev speaks of his father's memories of Castro; and Jimmy Carter discusses the US embargo against Cuba.
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Ode to a Requiem (Duration: 60:00)

In September 2001, just days after the destruction of the World Trade Centre, Quebec's celebrated chamber ensemble, LES VIOLONS DU ROY, performed one of the greatest pieces of consolatory music in the Western world - Mozart's Requiem - at the Troy Savings Bank Musical Hall in Troy, New York. The timing of the concert - part of a tour planned long before the terrorist attacks - and the ensemble's repertoire, were pure coincidence. Yet the circumstances instantly transformed the performance into something more than a simple concert. It became an event that provided solace and catharsis for a shocked and traumatized population. And Mozart's Requiem became a signature piece for the ensemble: much in demand wherever they perform. In Ode to a Requiem, director Donald Winkler investigates the fascinating history and the enduring emotional power of Mozart's Requiem: a work that was left unfinished when the composer died.
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Requiem for a Princess (Duration: 60:00)

Two and a half billion viewers watched her funeral on television. Ten years later, in spite of two separate official inquiries, closely followed by enormous press and TV coverage, the cause of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, remains a complete mystery. Too many questions still remain unanswered. Requiem for a Princess follows an astonishing trail from Paris to Dubai, through London, Luxemburg, Vienna, Monaco, and Washington. The investigation involves major characters directly involved in the drama, scientific and legal experts, and top-grade journalists. Behind the scenes, first-hand revelations from MI5 and CIA agents, arms dealers, and criminologists eventually lead us into the untold story of the al-Fayed dynasty.
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Sneaker Confidential (Duration: 1 x 60)

Sneaker Confidential is a witty, entertaining and intelligent look at our how running shoes have become the footwear of our day. Through interviews with athletes, celebrities, designers, collectors, CEOs and sneakerheads, explore the dominance of the running shoe in popular culture. Find out why the shoe was invented. Race to the finish line and to the assembly line to understand how these high-tech marvels are made and marketed. Discover the latest trends on the streets of New York and find out how the superstars get their kicks.
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The Border (Duration: 13 x 60)

This new fast-paced, hard-driving dramatic series is set in a paranoid post 9/11 world concerned with one topic: The border. The elite Immigration and Customs Security (ICS) Unit takes on the toughest security cases ranging from terrorist infiltrations and cross-border police actions, to trafficking in everything from enriched uranium to abducted children. Executive produced by 2007 Emmy winner Peter Raymont (Shake Hands with the Devil), the series confronts the world's toughest border-security issues with storylines taken directly from headline news. The ensemble cast includes James McGowan (Warriors of Terra), Graham Abbey (Heartland) and Sofia Milos (CSI: Miami), who stars as a member of US Homeland Security along with . (HD)
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