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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Thursday 13 June 2013

1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Matthew Claridge nominated 'Jungleland' by Bruce Springsteen.

1:20 Your Place Rangiwahia today - the small rural town off SH1 in the Manawatu, Population about 40.  

2:10 Feature stories

2:30 Reading - The front room of Nora Sanderson's family home was the venue for community dances or some years in the early years of the 20th Century. She recalls the dances, the travelling 'talkies' and the time a barbed-wire fence caught her by the seat of her strong blue bloomers. That's all in today's episode of 'One of the Family' at half past 2.
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'Miss Annabelle Lee' (trad) from the Album 'Pleasures & Treasures'  [ Saydisc SC SDLC 362 ]
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One of the Family by Nora Brocas Sanderson  Pub: Steele Roberts (1999) ISBN-1877228184

2:45 Feature Album - My Aim Is True - Elvis Costello. (1977)

3:10  The Alcatraz 1962 Escape - Ashley Burn of BBC Witness - In June 1962, three prisoners escaped from the maximum security US jail on the island of Alcatraz. Jolene Babyak lived on the prison island as a teenager and in this BBC Witness feature, talks to Ashley Burn about the day of the escape.

3:20 The Blanket Bank - Katy Gosset
Later in the show we're in New Brighton where Katy Gosset finds the suburb's blanket bank is meeting a huge need among residents living in quake-damaged homes.

3:30 The Brain and Stuttering - Veronika Meduna
One child in 20 is a stutterer, and for many the problem persists into adulthood. There is no cure or even permanent treatment, because the cause of stuttering remains unclear. It was long thought that stuttering is a psychological problem, but Catherine Theys at the University of Canterbury, thinks that stuttering is linked with differences in brain function. Veronika Meduna volunteers for an experiment.

4:06 The Panel