On the Box

October 26, 2007

The Book that Shook the WorldThe Little Red School Book has been described as "essentially a manual for kids on how to challenge the authority of the school system". SBS, Friday, November 2, 8.30pm.

Australia by Numbers: Brewarrina 2839 — Explores the unfamiliar world of end-stage renal failure with renal physicians explaining what it means for Indigenous Australians living with this debilitating disease in remote rural communities. SBS, Sunday, November 4, noon.

Science: The Tobacco Conspiracy — Provides a comprehensive examination of the tobacco industry, looking at the various stages of product exploitation and legislation around the world. SBS, Sunday, November 4, 8.30pm.

Bahais in My Backyard — Lifts the curtain on a seemingly "feel good" religion and its involvement in world politics and the military. SBS, Monday November 5, 1.30pm.

Message Stick: Port Stephens — Earlier this year in an historic agreement, Crown land at Stockton Bight, near Newcastle, was handed back to the traditional owners, the Worimi people. ABC, Monday, November 5, 6pm.

Children of Abraham — Explores the troubled relationship between the three Abrahamic faiths — Judaism, Christianity and Islam, in the aftermath of 9/11. ABC, Monday, November 5, 11.40pm.

Cutting Edge: The Putin System — From the KGB to the Kremlin, it starts with Vladimir Putin's inauguration then asks the question "Who is Putin?" SBS, Tuesday, November 6, 8.30pm.

Living Black — Indigenous news and current affairs program. SBS, Wednesday, November 7, 6pm.

The Chaser's War on Everything — Australian political satire. ABC, Wednesday, November 7, 9pm.

Placido Rizzotto — A Sicilian trade union organiser who struggled against Mafia corruption and control of the unions, appropriation of land, and exploitation of peasant workers in the late 1940s. SBS, Thursday, November 8, 12.20am.

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