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Newsnight, Monday 23 February, 2009

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The scandal of contaminated blood

A public inquiry has condemned the failings that led to thousands of people being infected with HIV, hepatitis C and vCJD from contaminated blood, given to them in the course of treatment in the National Health Service.

Newsnight's Science Editor Susan Watts investigates whether it really was just an accident.

The scandal of contaminated blood

Jeremy Paxman is joined by Andrew March, a haemophiliac who contracted both HIV and Hepatitis C through contaminated blood treatments, and Judith Willets one of the authors of Lord Archer's report to discuss the findings of the report.

Hollywood meets Bollywood

At the Oscars ceremony Slumdog Millionaire swept all before it. Jeremy Paxman is joined by the chief film critic for the Daily Telegraph Sukhdev Sandhu, and by Ramesh Sharma, a film director and producer who's based in India to debate if Slumdog's Oscar success heralds a perfect marriage between Hollywood and Bollywood.

Hollywood meets Bollywood

Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit

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