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The Ascent of Money

This new special puts the current global financial crisis in the full context of financial history. Premiering just a week before the inauguration of a president who campaigned on a promise to tackle this crisis, The Ascent of Money provides background on global finance’s big picture. Presenter Niall Ferguson, author of the book on which the program is based, speaks with leading experts, including financier George Soros, Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volker and more.

7:00PFather Brown

The Time Machine

8:00PRosemary And Thyme

The Language Of Flowers

9:00PKeeping Up Appearances

Early Retirement

9:30PAs Time Goes By

Lionel's New Hobby

10:00PAre You Being Served?

Dear Sexy Knickers