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Europe Wednesday, 14 March, 2001, 16:13 GMT
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Financial Times - 18th March 2001
"The consistently good Correspondent slot tonight starts a six-part series on Europe. The theme, sparked by last year's murder of the British military attaché in Athens, is the continued liberty of Greece's most prominent terrorist group, "17 November". The great mystery is why they are never caught; it suggests, as the programme points out, either extreme incompetence or deliberate neglect of duty. Intriguing, puzzling, disturbing."

Radio Times - 18th March 2001
"The first of six reports dedicated to European issues examines the human costs of their attacks and asks how they have evaded detection for more than 25 years. In the film Saunders' widow Heather reflects on her loss, and tells how she is campaigning for justice. Reporter Ed Stourton examines how terrorists targeted US officials, hearing the views of America's intelligence community and the country's former ambassador to Greece. It also provides a contemporary snapshot of the country."

The Mail on Sunday - 18th March 2001
"Now sick of 'lame excuses', Saunders' widow, Heather, speaks out in this disturbing film, which also hears from families of other victims who criticise the 'totally inadequate investigations.' Is this a sorry saga of incompetence, or something more sinister?"

The Times - 18th March 2001
"Edward Stourton reports on the shadowy anti-western assassins who call themselves 17 November. Driven to launch a pressure group with the brother of a murdered businessman, Saunders' widow, Heather, discusses her frustration with the Greek police's ineffectiveness in tackling the terrorist organisation."

Financial Times - 24th March 2001
"In the excellent Correspondent, former farmer Mark Purdey claims to have found an environmental cause of mad cow disease. Reported by Edward Stourton, recently declared by the popular press to have been sacked because he is too posh for Dyke's BBC but happily disproving the rumour."

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