Nine To Noon

Thursday 6 November 2008, with Kathryn Ryan

Show notes

09:05 US Election Result

Senator George McGovern, long-time Democratic Party stalwart who lost the 1972 presidential election to Richard Nixon.

09:20 Black Politics

Barack Obama is the president elect - the first black man to be elected president.

Kevin Alexander Gray, a civil rights organisers in South Carolina who managed Jessie Jackson's campaign there in 1988. He is also the author of the book Waiting for Lightning to Strike: The Fundamentals of Black Politics.

09:30 Erasing scary memories in mice

Dr Joe Z. Tsien, heading the reseach at the Brain and Behavior Discovery Institute at the Medical College of Georgia, USA.

09:45 UK correspondent Kate Adie

10:05 60-year-old extreme kayaker

Mick Hopkinson has kayaked the most dangerous rivers in the world, from the Blue Nile to Dudh Khosi river in the Himalayas. The Yorkshire born kayaker and caver now lives in New Zealand and runs the New Zealand Kayak School in Murchison.

10:30 Book Review with Ralph McAllister

The Private Patient by P D James
Published by Faber & Faber
ISBN 978 0 5712 42450

10:45 Book Reading: New Flags Flying by Ian Johnstone

(Part 4 of 5)

New Flags Flying is available for purchase through Replay Radio.

11:05 New Technology with Nathan Torkington

http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/~mattd/sine-wave-speech/

11:30 Wind Driven - The Barbara Kendall Story

Board sailing champion Barbara Kendall and her sister Wendy Kinney-Kendall sports administrator and now author of a book on Barbara - Wind Driven: The Barbara Kendall Story published by Random House.

11:45 Television Review with Simon Wilson

TV reviewer Simon Wilson with the week's TV review, including how we got to see the historic US presidential election on the box.

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