Sunday 4 'til 8 for Sunday 9 December 2012
4:07 The Sunday Feature: In Alistair Cooke's Footsteps
Alvin Hall travels the USA revisiting the insights and observations of Alistair Cooke's Letter from America, on subjects as diverse as jazz, immigration and the American Dream.
Letter From America was Alistair Cooke's weekly radio broadcast that ran continuously for 58 years on the BBC, from 1946 to 2004. Cooke had set himself a challenge that seemed deceptively simple: to explain the United States to Britain and the world.
5:12 Spiritual Outlook
Our regular catch up with the world of religion, spirituality, faith and ethics – presented by Justin Gregory and Sonia Yee, alternating with a series from the BBC's World Service programme, Heart and Soul.
5:36 Blue Smoke
The Birth of New Zealand Pop
6:06 Te Ahi Kaa
Exploring issues and events from a tangata whenua perspective (RNZ)
7:06 One in Five
The issues and experience of disability. (RNZ)
7:30 The Strand
A glimpse into the world of art, writing and books (BBC)