Nights for Tuesday 15 May 2012
7:10 Our Own Odysseys: Grave Digger
A few summers ago while visiting family in the UK, Chris Harris took on some odd jobs to make a bit of cash, like being a furniture removal man, working at Royal Ascot as a barman, but most memorably, there was a spot of grave digging.
7:30 The Sampler
A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 The World At Night: (Mid-West) United States Of America
Journalist, author and photographer Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell is living her dream life in a 480-square foot cabin within the Ozark Mountains in Arkansas, but near the Mississippi border, USA pop. 311,591,917 (est. 2011)... why gay marriage is still being rejected even in moderate states; the extent of tornado damage; and in the wake of the 'pink slime' debate, Americans are rethinking how and where they get their food.
9:00 News and Weather
9:06 The Tuesday Feature: Voyages in Time and Space
From a series of lectures from 2004 covering the broad themes related to the Transit of Venus - Pacific Voyaging and Navigation by Dr. Peter Adds - Maori studies, Victoria University of Wellington. Introduction by Dr. John Stenhouse.
10:00 News and Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11:06 Putumayo Radio Hour
A world music show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures (Putumayo)