Nine To Noon for Wednesday 24 August 2011
09:05 Libya rebels overrun Muammar Gaddafi's compound
Shashank Joshi, Middle east analyst and Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute; and Hafed Alghwell, Libyan opposition activist based in Washington DC.
09:30 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan
09:40 Arj Barker - American comedian
09:50 Public sector job losses
Richard Wagstaff, National secretariat of the Public Service Association.
10:05 Peter Anderson and Peter Jerram - Marlborough country vets and authors of Cock and Bull Stories - Tales from Two Kiwi Country Vets
From marauding bulls to charging rams, poisoned ponies and incorrigable owners – two country vets, Peter Anderson and Peter Jerram share yarns from more than three decades in practice in Marlborough.
10:35 Book Review with Quentin Johnson
Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King
Hodder & Stoughton
10:45 Book Reading: The Angel's Cut by Elizabeth Knox
A 15 part series narrated by Jacob Rajan
The angel Xas returns in this sequel to the international bestseller, The Vintner’s Luck. Into a world of movie lots and speakeasies (L.A. 1929) comes Xas, stunt flier and wingless angel, still nursing his broken heart, and determined only to go on living in the air.
11:05 Music review with Marty Duda
Steve Cropper: In addition to being the guitarist for Booker T & The MGs, he was one of the chief producers and songwriters for the Memphis label Stax in the 1960s.
1. Last Night (2:05) - The Mar-Keys taken from 1961 single (Satellite)
2. Soul Man (2:36) - Sam & Dave taken from 1967 single (Stax)
3. In The Midnight Hour (3:36) - Steve Cropper taken from 1971 album "With A Little Help From My Friends" (Volt)
4. Thirty Second Lover (3:54) - Steve Cropper with Steve Winwood taken from 2011 album "Dedicated" (429/Universal)
Marty will post an original track by The Five Royales on his website: www.13thfloor.co.nz
11:30 Legal commentator Mai Chen discusses the sale of state assets
11:45 Science commentator Simon Pollard embraces his inner neanderthal
The neanderthals were the first humans to bury their dead with ceremonies – Simon talks about send-offs through the ages.