Nights for Monday 4 August 2014
7:15 Sport - James Goyder in Thailand
Bangkok based sports reporter (and sometimes fighter) James Goyder rolls with the punches... free football on Thai TV thanks to the military & workers’ rights in Qatar as the small Middle Eastern nation moves toward the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
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 Pundit - Left Politics
University of Otago political historian A.Prof Brian Roper deconstructs public policies from around the globe... can a democratic Palestinian state with equal citizenship rights for both Israelis and Palestinians be achieved?
9:10 Superconducting Secret Snapped
Harnessing the technological potential of high-temperature superconductors (for lossless electrical grids, next-generation supercomputers and levitating trains) has become possible as the origin of superconductivity within these materials has finally been identified, a puzzle that has perplexed physicists for the past three decades - with Dr. Suchitra Sebastian from the Quantum Matter Group of University of Cambridge...
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Beale Street Caravan
David Knowles introduces the Memphis-based radio show with an international reputation for its location recordings of blues musicians live in concert.
The music style ranges far and wide on Beale Street Caravan, and for this session it's not the blues, but a distant relative, roots music. Fitting that description is British artist Jake Bugg, with a concert recorded last year in Memphis to wrap up his tour promoting his album Shangri-La.
Also on the program, BSC contributor Adam Hill drops in for another episode of Made In Memphis. This week he discusses the story behind Sid Selvidge's Cold Of The Morning.