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Issue No. 1682

CORRESPONDENT (Sat, 5.50pm, BBC2). Worth a look. This special edition from Latin America looks at the aftermath of the 1998 hurricane and how money intended for the victims has gone into the pockets of the international banks.

THE GRAPES OF WRATH (Mon, 1.10pm C4). Set your video for this midday treat. John Ford's 1940 version of the classic John Steinbeck novel about migrant workers and the 1930s Great Depression. Controversial at the time. The Agricultural Council of America, embarrassed by the exploitation it portrayed, tried to organise a boycott.

WATERLOO (Wed, 1.05pm, C4). Epic film starring Rod Steiger as Napoleon.

THE MARK THOMAS PRODUCT (Thurs, 11.05pm, C4). Thomas takes on Jack Straw's so called freedom of information.


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Sat 5 Feb 2000, 00:00 GMT
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