Windows On The World
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22 - 25 September 2014
Monday 22 September 2014: Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist - Chrissie Hynde
Chrissie Hynde, who has one of the most distinctive voices in rock music and a record of success going back to the 1980s. Her band, The Pretenders, found global success during the era of punk; 30 years on she's still making music, but is she still in love with rock 'n' roll?
Tuesday 23 September 2014: Freedom Songs #1 of 3
Immortalised by Nina Simone, I Wish I Knew How it Would Feel to be Free, was recorded in the early 60s by Jazz pianist Billy Taylor for his young daughter. Candace Piette talks to Kim Taylor Thomson, to Nina Simone’s guitarist and to poets and writers and singers about what the song meant when it was first written and what resonance it has now in contemporary America.
Wednesday 24 September 2014: Ivory Coast’s School for Husbands
In Ivory Coast, men are going back to the classroom in an innovative project dubbed the 'school for husbands'. It’s designed to save the lives of mothers and children. Lucy Ash hears stories from the schools for husbands and finds out why Ivory Coast's health system is struggling to recover from the post-election crisis three years ago, even as the country's economy roars ahead.
Thursday 25 September 2014: Chief Prosecutor, ICC, 2003 to 2012 - Luis Moreno-Ocampo
Twelve years ago the International Criminal Court was set up to be the scourge of war criminals and mass killers everywhere - there would be no more impunity for the worst of crimes. How does the court's record stack up against that grand ambition? Thus far all of its cases have come from Africa, and just two convictions have been handed down from the Hague. Hardtalk speaks to Luis Moreno-Ocampo, who was the ICC's chief prosecutor for a decade.