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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 19 February 2013

1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Jim Kettlewell of Whangarei nominated 'And the Band played Waltzing Maltilda" by the Pogues.

1:25 Critical Mass

TV -  Sarah McMullan    

The Radio
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Sunny Skies
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Books -  Nicky Pelligrino

"The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion

Music - Nick Atkinson

TITLE:    Ma Wai Ra      
COMP:   Mara TK
ALBUM:     Songs for Christchurch  
LABEL:     Southbound

ARTIST:  Flight of the Conchords
SONG:   Pencils In The Wind       
COMP:   Brett McKenzie, Germaine Clement
ALBUM: Songs for Christchurch
LABEL:  Southbound

Web -   Ele Ludemann
18 complicated ideas explained simply

2:10 The MC Limerick - Tim Smith
Heritage staff in Australia are looking for help today, in tracking down the relatives of a young kiwi sailor who died at sea during World War II. William Rush, from Havelock North was on board the merchant ship Limerick when it was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine off the coast of New South Wales. The ship went down, and though most of the crew were saved,  William  was one of two young officers who perished in the water.
Now, 70 years later, the wreck of the Limerick has been found, and Australian authorities are trying to track down anybody with a connection to William Rush. Tim Smith is from New South Wales Department of Environment and Heritage in Parramatta.

2:20 The Fall of Singapore - Monica Whitlock of BBC Witness
In February 1942 Britain's stronghold in South East Asia, Singapore,  fell to the Japanese. Tens of thousands of Commonwealth soldiers were taken prisoner. They were sent to prison camps across the region and set to work. Maurice Naylor worked on the Thai-Burma railway until World War Two ended

2:30 Reading - Today, our extract from the Carol Archie book  'Skin To Skin'  continues the story of Jackie and John Taylor's  cross-cultural marriage. . .  This time from John's perspective.
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True  TR.02 © Trinity Roots 2002 Tk 9. Little Things by Warren Maxwell, Rio Hemopo, Riki Gooch.

2:45 Feature Album -  Raising Sand - the collaboration album by rock singer Robert Plant and bluegrass-country singer Alison Krauss.

3:12 Tune Your Engine - American law professor, Elyn Saks was diagnosised with schizophrenia 30 years ago - but with medication and support, Elyn has a successful career at a prestigous law school, and now helps others understand mental illness.

3:33 Asian Report Queer Asians (Part 3) - Lynda Chanwai-Earle meets Nikki, Natalie and their daughter Juno, an Asian New Zealand couple who just happen to be a 'two mum' family. 

4:06 The Panel - Gordon McLauchlan and Matt Nippert are on The Panel today:
Sky City getting the go-ahead for its mammoth national convention centre, the rising level of debt being incurred by our local councils, the myth of high-fibre foods being weight-reducing, the vituperation over George Wood taking a photo as he crossed the Auckland Harbour Bridge, our Lotto spending, our loyalty schemes and Blackie, R.I. P. one of the great radio personalities passes away.