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Arena is the BBC's multi award-winning arts strand. Founded in 1975, Arena continues to produce gold standard documentaries for the BBC and world service.
Edward Said, a Palestinan writer, academic and exile, talks about his book "Culture and Imperialism" and explains how the attitudes forged over the last 200 years continue to enforce the relationship between the west and the developing world.
To mark his 60th birthday, and the publication of his book "Operation Shylock", author Philip Roth breaks his long silence to discuss his life and his books - not to mention some of the links between the two.
The story behind Lou Reed's classic song celebrating transvestism - Walk on the Wild Side - a description of the world inhabited by Andy Warhol's superstars.
Looking at radio and it's history, Dr Carl Dolmetsch finds out why the pips changed pitch.
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