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S1 E43: A Big Piece of Good News

A Big Piece of Good News

A wild piece of coast was threatened by malls and McMansions until a reclusive billionaire couple arrived with the gift of a lifetime. Zoe Daniel reports.

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High Steaks

Is Silicon Valley killing the American cowboy? And what does a $100 chicken nugget taste like? "Foreign Correspondent" crosses the U.S. to find answers, meeting the cattlemen, lawmakers and west-coast starts-ups who are locked in a high stakes battle over the future of our food.

Motherland

Ukraine is the new "go-to" destination for couples desperate to be parents. But our investigation uncovers an industry out of control that exploits surrogate mothers and leaves babies abandoned.

Saving Venice

The “Floating City” is sinking under rising seas and the weight of mass tourism. Now Venice’s residents are fighting to reclaim it, as Samantha Hawley reports.

  • 2020-08-18T21:30:00-07:00
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Mother Courage

The inspirational women of Rwanda who have turned pain into hope. They lived through one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century but the power of love and family saved them.

Homage to Barcelona

Reporter Eric Campbell was living in Barcelona when the Spanish state cracked down on its 2017 independence vote, clubbing voters & firing rubber bullets. Eric explores how this cultural capital suddenly became a war zone.

  • 2020-08-25T21:00:00-07:00
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Tipping Point

China sent the world's recycling industry into a spin when it banned most waste imports. Now it’s tackling a home-grown rubbish crisis. Bill Birtles looks at China’s own war on waste and asks: is it winning?

  • 2020-08-25T21:30:00-07:00
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Fallout

Once the site of the world’s worst nuclear accident, Chernobyl is now a major tourist destination, thanks to a wildly popular TV drama. We go beyond the crowds to reveal the secret life inside Chernobyl’s exclusion zone.

Running Amok

This is no armchair spectator sport. David Lipson ventures into the fanatical, often deadly, arena of Indonesian soccer.

  • 2020-09-01T21:30:00-07:00
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Secret Sardinia

It’s touted as Europe’s most beautiful island — but the people of Sardinia are getting sick and dying mysteriously. Fingers are pointing at secret bomb tests and war games by the world’s armies, as Emma Alberici reports.

  • 2020-09-05T00:30:00-07:00
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The Promised Land

Two young men escape the misery of Manus Island to forge new lives in North America. Reporter Eric Tlozek charts their progress and their pitfalls over 18 months.

  • 2020-09-05T21:15:00-07:00
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The Village

Sean Dorney got thrown out of PNG for his reporting, yet he received one of its top honors. He skippered its footy team and fell for a local girl. Now suffering motor neurone disease, he makes an emotional final visit.

  • 2020-09-08T21:00:00-07:00
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The Battle for Rio

Democrat or despot? Brazil’s new strongman is cracking down on rampant crime – but many fear the “Trump of the Tropics” is turning his country into a police state. Sally Sara reports.

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