Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. But upon returning home to his wife and children, he finds he can't leave the war behind.
On the morning America wakes up and prepares to head to the polls for the 2012 presidential election, Mark Davis and Yalda Hakim will present Dateline's unique perspective on the world's most anticipated leadership race, live from the United States.
The story, 'An evening with Sir Michael', looks back at his successful career and recalls some of the unforgettable moments. The story, 'Never say die', features an interview with Divinyls singer, Chrissy Amphlett about her battle with breast cancer. The story, 'Super Mario v the world', speaks with Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of Mario. Two decades on the game is still selling around the world.
What lengths will people go to for their music? How do they discover the tools of self-expression and develop an individual voice? Where does the calling come from? Tackling these questions and more, Simon Barker - an Australian drummer acclaimed as one of the most persuasive and individual voices in drumming today - searches for enigmatic Korean shaman, Kim Seok-Chul; a man he believes to be one of the world's great improvisers.
Stories include, 'Three killed in ABC chopper crash', 'Paul Lockyer remembered', 'Bean and Ticehurst remembered', 'Lateline creator Ian Carroll dies', 'Thomson affair overshadows COAG', 'Investors fear global recession', 'Williams updates Lateline live on Europe', 'The Long view on market chaos', 'Hamas vows revenge for retaliation attack', 'UNHCR accuses Syria of crimes against humanity', 'Pipes discusses uncertain times in the Middle East'.
Stories include, 'Philippines starts counting cost of super Typhoon Haiyan devastation', 'A view of Typhoon Haiyan's destruction from centre of impact', 'Charity gives view of deadly storm's aftermath', 'Asylum seekers send Australian-Indonesian relations into rough patch' and 'Game of Thrones creator reveals fantasy's inspirations'.
Panellists will include John Lennox - Oxford mathematician and Christian, Arwa El Masri - Palestinian-Australian author, John Safran - documentary maker, Jacqueline Grey - Pentecostal scholar and Eva Cox - atheist social commentator.
Simon Schama looks at how political revolutions racked Britain after Charles I's execution, when Britain was a kingless republic led by Oliver Cromwell, a man of vision who brought about significant reforms.
In this second and final instalment of Addiction, the four addicts who have just completed rehab at the Manor now face their biggest test: can they return to their old lives without returning to drugs, gambling or booze?
This documentary follows the journey of a young Iraqi student, plucked from the rubble of Baghdad by Hollywood star, Liev Schrieber who offers him the chance to fulfil his dream of becoming a filmmaker.
Our host, Bill Nye, discusses the torturous process by which scientists came to understand that inherited information is passed according to certain rules, rather than transmitted through a blending of fluids.
Internationally, Kamikaze pilots remain a potent metaphor for fanaticism. In Japan, they are largely revered for their selfless sacrifice. Yet few outside Japan know that hundreds of kamikaze pilots survived the war.
Stories include, 'World first trial gives hope to epilepsy sufferers', 'Disaster loss for Socceroos to Germany', 'Explosion of life as rivers run in Central Australia', 'Controversial prison program sees positive results'.
The story of Karlu Karlu - the eerie and majestic country in Central Australia that white Australia christened the Devils Marbles. This spiritually powerful rock formation was the centre of a long custody battle.
Peter Thompson's guest is the record-breaking, quiet-achiever of the Socceroos - Mark Bresciano. Described as the 'Mr Nice Guy' of Australian soccer, commentators say he scored the Socceroos its most important goal ever.
Stories include, 'Cigarette companies threaten to fight back', 'Soldiers in the Collateral Murder video apologise', 'Former US soldier speaks', 'Brown forgets the microphone in bigot scandal', 'Tougher anti-people smuggling laws proposed', 'US prepares to burn spilled oil'.
Is it possible to mimic the trance-like state of a creative mind? This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson is joined by bestselling author Sue Woolfe in a must-see program for anyone interested in the creative process.
Australia is the driest inhabited continent on earth, but our huge desert centre is no barren wasteland - it's full of stunning landscapes, surprising wildlife, rugged mountain ranges and even desert fish.