Nights for Tuesday 12 May 2015
7:10 Our Own Odysseys - Middle of the Panama Canal
Wairarapa PhD student Ben Hancock spent ten months in Panama, mostly on Barro Colorado Island, which sits inside a man-made lake halfway along the Panama Canal.
He spent most of the time on a Smithsonian Institute facility studying birds, including toucans. But he also got to see a lot of ships pass in the night, and during the day too.
7:30 The Sampler
A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.
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 New Zealand History
A lucky guy whose job is also his hobby, Gavin McLean, is a senior historian for the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. He talks about our structural relationship with cement and concrete.
9:06 The Tuesday Feature: The War That Changed the World - Sydney: The Legend of Anzac
A distinctly Australian perspective on Gallipoli and the significance on ANZC Day. The Sydney discussion on the experience and legacy of WW1, from the BBC World Service Series: The War That Changed the World. In association with the British Council, BBC presenter Razia Iqbal and an Australian audience debate the role the 'legend of Anzac' played in the hundred year history of Australia since the first Anzac Day. With Marilyn Lake from the University of Melbourne, Bruce Scates of Monash University and theatre director and playwright Wesley Enoch, a relative of one Aboriginal WW1 soldier, Horace Thomas Dalton. (BBC)
5:00 The 5 O'Clock Report
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Global Village
A selection of world music along with jazz, rock, folk and other styles, artists and songs with world and roots influences chosen and presented by Wichita radio host Chris Heim (7 of 13, KMUW)