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25th October 2016

October 25th, 2016

Bruce Shapiro on the US presidential campaign. Putin's inner bear, a special report on Russia by Arkady Ostrovsky, Russian affairs editor of the Economist. And the story of Joan of Arc.

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Laura Tingle on al that's happening in the capital. In 1966, most of Australia prepared to welcome LBJ with pomp and ceremony - and a small group prepared to stage vocal protests against America's awful war. US Amabassador Jeffrey Bleich on the new challenges to democracy.

Bruce Shapiro analyses the final US presidential debate. Is the battle to seize control of Mosul in Northern Iraq a pivotal moment for recent Middle East history - or could it turn out to be another Syria? And what teaching at Curtin Detention Centre taught Adele Dumont.

There are legal complications facing the re-establishment of the Australian Building and Construction Commission, investigations into gay hate crimes from the 70s, 80s and 90s are under the spotlight and we meet the team behind Trump who make Trump look normal.