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with Kathryn Ryan
Monday to Friday, 9am - Midday
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
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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Long-time Democratic Party stalwart who lost the 1972 presidential election to Richard Nixon. (15′43″)
Barack Obama is the president elect - the first black man to be elected president. (13′04″)
Erasing scary memories in mice. (9′23″)
UK Correspondent. (9′48″)
Mick Hopkinson has kayaked the most dangerous rivers in the world, from the Blue Nile to Dudh Khosi river in the Himalayas. (32′15″)
By P D James, published by Faber and Faber and reviewed by Ralph McAllister. (3′45″)
With Nathan Torkington. (18′39″)
The two sisters of the talented Kendall family. (21′18″)
TV reviewer Simon Wilson looks at a week of TV. (8′57″)
From nine to noon every weekday, Kathryn Ryan talks to the people driving the news - in New Zealand and around the world. Delve beneath the headlines to find out the real story, listen to Nine to Noon's expert commentators and reviewers and catch up with the latest lifestyle trends on this award-winning programme.
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Princeton Unversity economist and former vice chair of the Federal Reserve Alan Blinder talks to Kathryn Ryan about his new book After the Music Stopped, about the financial crisis. Dr Blinder believes that many Americans still don't understand what went wrong and both the Bush and Obama administrations have failed to communicate clearly with the public about what happened and what the government was doing about it.
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