Nights for Wednesday 4 June 2014
7:10 Global Neighbours - West and Central Africa
American multimedia freelance journalist Ricci Shryock reports from the Republic of Senegal in West Africa, pop. 13,567,338 (est. 2013). The Dakar Biennale; political expulsions from Brazzaville, the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo; and there's a voluntary disarmament coming up in Central African Republic.
People, places and events in New Zealand.
8:10 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 Arts Ambassador - Poetry
NMIT creative writing educator Cliff Fell recites the influence of the "classic" poems and poets... more on Dante, The Divine Comedy and its influence on subsequent western poetry.
Set in the near future in a New Zealand where the government is advocating the surgical implanting of an electronic chip into the brains of all New Zealanders. The scheme is meeting with some serious resistance (5 of 8, RNZ)
9:35 Paraquat by Roger O'Thornhill
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Jazz Footprints