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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 1 October 2012

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

Mike Fulham of Christchurch nominated Fields of Athenry "by the Dubliners,

1:15 8 Months To Mars -  New Zealand actor, writer, and director, Danny Mulheron

2:10 The USS Enterprise - Dr  Dave McKay

Dunedin doctor, Dave McKay has gone where few New Zealanders have gone before... he's spent time aboard the massive American aircraft carrier ... the USS Enterprise.
For 15 years, Dr. McKay has visited the ship at sea and in port, studied it's history and has been granted permission to write a book about the USS Enterprise as it comes to the end of it's 51 year tour of duty.

2:20 World Roller Figure Skating Championships - Jane Reason.

The 57th annual World Roller Figure skating champions have come back to New Zealand for the first time in 25 years. Jane Reason has been a figure roller skating judge for 30 years... her daughter also competes at the senior level. Jane is the only New Zealand Judge at the World Championships.

2:30 Reading - Episode four of Colour Scheme by Ngaio Marsh, read by Peter Vere-Jones.

2:45 Feature Album - Empty Glass - Pete Townshend (1980)

3:10  Feature Author - Tom Reiss

Our Feature Author is New York journalist/writer, Tom Reiss, best known for  "The Orientalist" - now has another best-seller on his hands:
"The Black Count" - it's the true story of the real Count of Monte Cristo - about the forgotten hero who inspired such classics as that great book title, and The Three Musketeers.

3:35 Our Changing World - Tinnitus - Alison Ballance 

Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, affects up to 20% of all New Zealanders. Unfortunately for sufferers tinnitus can't be cured, but it can be managed. Alison Ballance heads to the University of Auckland's tinnitus and hearing clinic to meet head of audiology, Grant Searchfield and PhD student, Giriraj Shekhawat, who is trialling a possible new treatment.

4:06 The Panel - David Slack and Irene Gardiner.