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Hope amid the hate

by Gillean Craig

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 @ 12:20

CHILDREN OF SYRIA (BBC2, Monday of last week) brought to our comfortable living rooms the reality of war - not a century ago, but today, now. The BBC's Lyse Doucet produced a most powerful documentary: personal, direct, and involving. This was no objective overview; at one point, she stretched out to touch and hold one of the children in distress.

It seemed that, in her work of analysing the political struggle, she had come to know these individual children, and was ...

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