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Frost Over the World
Peace, stability and democracy
A selection of Sir David's best interviews about the Arab Spring, Middle East peace and South Sudan's independence.
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2011 13:37

We take a look back at Sir David's best interviews over the last four months.

In part one Sir David discusses with Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian negotiator, and Oded Eran, the former Isareli negotiator about the Palestine Papers and their implications.

Tony Blair, the former British prime minister and current Quartet Middle East envoy, discusses the Arab Spring's impact on the Middle East peace process.

In January, the people of South Sudan voted overwhelmingly for independence from the north. But will the two be able to live peacefully together as independent countries after the violence of the recent years? Ali Ahmed Karti, Sudan's foreign minister, talks about lost lives, lost resources and lost chances and why nobody is prepared to go back to war.

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, the president of Liberia, joins Sir David to talk about peace and stability and the transformation from violence to peace.

Part two

In part two Sir David talks to legendary athlete Carl Lewis about how he started his career and shares his memories of Jesse Owens.

Anthony Hopkins, the actor, composer and artist talks about the influence of his father on him and his career, and how he drifted into acting.

Matthew Fox and Olivia Williams, who are appearing in the London Westend thriller In a forest dark and deep. They played borther and sister and were required to be on the stage for the duration of 100 minutes. They talk about the journey to find a brother and sister relationship. British actor Simon Callow shares his view on how DVD has transformed the way people watch films.

Catherine Deneuve gives an insight into her life as an actress, and speaks about women empowerment and love.

This episode of Frost Over the World aired from Friday, July 8, 2011.

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Al Jazeera
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