Nine To Noon for Tuesday 10 February 2009
09:05 Victoria Fires
Ron Leary, fire chief from the Beechworth area - deputy group fire officer of six townships; Peter Graham, Mayor of the Indigo Shire, says many of the towns in his area have been in the thick of the fire.
09:20 Heart Disease
Professor Dan Levy, Framingham Heart Study, Boston.
Professor Dan Levy is the head of the world's largest and longest running study into heart disease and heart failure, 'The Framingham Heart Study', based in Boston USA. The study has been running since 1948, and has investigated heart disease and stroke in thousands of people, making a major contribution to our understanding of the world's number one killer, cardiovascular disease. He is also Professor of Medicine and Boston University School of Medicine.
09:30 Foster Parents - their experience
Jenny Rose, foster mother of Maree Hansen; and Heather Tuhoro, foster mother of Jordan McNally and 380 others.
09:45 US correspondent Jack Hitt
10:05 The man who led US commandos into Afghanistan in the hunt for Osama Bin Laden following the 9-11 attacks
Dalton Fury, Delta Force commander who led the battle of Tora Bora and the hunt for Osama Bin Laden.
10:30 Book Review with John King
The Last Bachelor by Jay McInerney
Published by Bloomsbury
ISBN 978 074 759 9845
10:45 Reading. The Kindness Of Strangers by Shonagh Koea
Episode 2 of 10
A series of moving vignettes in which writer Shonagh Koea recalls her past, looking back on a range of roles including daughter, wife, mother, journalist and novelist, with a few favourite recipes along the way.
11:05 Business with Rod Oram, Business and Economic commentator
11:20 Pedal-powered trip across the Atlantic in a submarine that imitates the movements of dolphins
Inventor Ted Ciamillo tells us his plans.
11:45 Media with Denis Welch
How the media treat property market stories.