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Windows on the World for the week commencing 18 July 2011 

Monday 18 July: Take a Copy

Intellectual property sounds an innocuous enough idea, but patents and copyright have recently been stirring up a lot of strife. Peter Day finds out why copyright in particular is such a contentious issue in the internet age.

Tuesday 19 July: Atomic States (Part 1 of 2)

BBC Environment Correspondent Richard Black explores the history and likely future of the nuclear energy industry. In the first of two programmes he finds how the atomic energy industry began and why we ended up going with the nuclear technology we did. After President Eisenhower's 'Atoms for Peace' speech the race for safe, commercial nuclear energy took off on a global scale, but did the first atomic nations develop the best and safest technologies possible, or have they left the world with a ticking bomb?

Wednesday 20 July: The Bosphorus (Part 2 of 3)

The Bosphorus is the stretch of water that marks the meeting point of Europe and Asia. Flowing through the heart of Istanbul in Turkey, the Bosphorus has been a flash point between cultures, religions and imperial powers for thousands of years; from the Roman and Byzantine Empires, to the clash between Islam and Christianity and the Cold War between the super powers of the East and West. Edward Stourton looks at that rich history and how the Bosphorus works today.

Thursday 21 July: On the Road with Hillary Clinton

Assignment gets behind-the-scenes access to the American Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, on the road.