Sunday Morning for Sunday 14 March 2010
8:12 Insight: Christianity in State Primary Schools
In an increasingly diverse and secular country, the provision of Christian education in state-run primary schools is under threat.
Written and presented by Penny Mackay.
Produced by Sue Ingram
8:40 Professor Peter Singer on Animal Rights
Australian Philosopher and Ethicist Peter Singer talks to Chris Laidlaw about (among other things!) his book Animal Liberation and animal rights in general.
This week Colin Peacock looks at how a soldier from New Zealand was hailed as a hero all over the world this week. But how did he end up in the headlines in the first place? Also, a look at an Australian effort to help journalists here scrutinise their own industry, and how private lives are being made public in the press.
Produced and presented by Colin Peacock and Jeremy Rose.
9:45 Pulitzer Prize Winner David Finkel - The Good Soldiers
David Finkel talks to Chris Laidlaw about his book - The Good Soldiers - which chronicles eight months in the life of 2-16 - an American battalion in Iraq.
10:06 Professor Richard Dawkins on Evolution
Richard Dawkins, evolutionary biologist and popular science author who is currently visiting New Zealand, talks to Chris Laidlaw about his latest book The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution.
10:45 Hidden Treasures
Each week Trevor Reekie takes you on a trip that seeks out musical gems from niche markets around the globe. This week Trevor showcases the new sound of English jazz with a track from the Portico Quartet and other gems you don't hear too often.
Produced by Trevor Reekie
In the 1970s America's top 100 CEOs earned on average 39 times the average American by the beginning of this century that ratio had grown to 1000 times. So how does society determine people's pay rates and do those rates of pay reflect the real value of their work?
Presented by Chris Laidlaw
Produced by Jeremy Rose