Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 10 March 2014
1:10 Best Song Ever Written - "Lawdy Miss Clawdy" by Johnny Devlin chosen by David McGill of Paekakariki.
1:15 Eight months to Mars - Actor Mark Hadlow joins us.
2:10 Sochi Paralympics - Dan Buckingham: It's been a big weekend for our paralympians in Sochi. The opening ceremony was held on Saturday and yesterday saw the first day of competition for Kiwis Adam Hall and Corey Peters who were competing in the Alpine skiing Super G event. Attitude Television reporter Dan Buckingham gives us an update from Russia.
2:20 Momentous mountain climbing - Jan Arnold: It may have taken her 24 years, but the Nelson doctor has finally completed her goal of summiting seven of the highest peaks in the world.
2:30 Reading - Today we're beginning a fifteen part radio adaptation of the book - 'We Will Not Cease' by the New Zealand pacifist - Archibald Baxter.
Archibald Baxter was the son of a farm labourer, a man with firm socialist and pacifist views by the time the First World War arrived. He was in his early 30s, living and worked on his family's Otago farm when he was arrested in 1914. Over the next few weeks, our 2.30pm book reading is his account of the treatment he received as a conscientious objector during the years that followed.
2:45 Feature album - Blondie - Eat to the Beat (1979)
3:12 Feature Author - Paul Oyer and his new book "Everything I Ever Needed to Know About Economics I Learned from Online Dating".
3:30 The Mai Chen Story - Lynda Chanwai-Earle: Mai is arguably our country's most influential Chinese woman, her immigrant experience inspired her to fight for the underdog, making lasting changes to our laws. Lynda Chanwai-Earle meets the woman behind an extraordinary career, celebrating 20 years of Public and Employment Law.
4:06 The Panel - Sam Pease on our first Panel of the week with Matt Nippert