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Film Clip: Tora Bora

John Simpson does a live news piece for BBC News at Tora Bora, home and base of Osama Bin Laden when he planned the 9/11 attacks.  He is accompanied by Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Sir Robin Knox-Johnston.

One of three clips shown here from Top Dogs: Adventures in War, Sea and Ice – Afghanistan, transmitted on BBC2 in 2009 in which John Simpson takes Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Sir Robin Knox-Johnston to Afghanistan to reveal the trials and joys of the war correspondent whilst he investigates live news stories.

“A fascinating insight into how the news is shaped…seriousness of purpose” The Times