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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Thursday 13 August 2015

1:10 Songs You Have To Hear

Everest - Public Service Broadcasting

1:15 Meteor Season - Jeremy Moss     

Tis the season for shooting stars, sonic booms and night time sky explosions - we talk to Jeremy Moss, astronomy lecturer at Massey and president of the Palmerston North Astronomical Society.

Ygnacio Cervio

Ygnacio Cervio Photo: Supplied

1:25 Beard Competition - Ygnacio Cervio

New Zealand's competition for the best beard is later this month, the event's organiser already has quite a head start so you'd better get growing and tweaking now if you want to participate with any whiff of credibility.

1:30 BBC Witness - CIA Mind Control Experiments

In the 1950s the CIA started attempting to brainwash psychiatric patients. They wanted to develop methods which could be used against enemies in the Cold War.  Hear from one man whose father was experimented on in a Canadian psychiatric hospital. 

1:40 Feature Album

Julia Deans talks us through Shuggy Otis' Imformation Inspiration.

2:10 Mt Ruapehu - Dr Harry Keys

Scientists are descending on Whakapapa this weekend to commemorate (almost) 20 years since the eruption of Mt Ruapehu. The 1995 eruptions were the most dramatic in five decades, and caused disruption to nearby communities, skiiers and air travellers.

2:20 Roadmap - Gladstone

15 kms outside of the smallish town of Carterton you'll find a much smaller dot on the map called Gladstone, named after British Prime Minister William Gladstone.

3:10 The Expats - Sophie Westacott

Today's expat has bounced from a career in movie making to humanitarian work, all thanks to a job tip from a pen pal in the United States.

3:25 Masterpieces - Malia Johnson

Today we're talking to dancer and choreographer, Malia Johnson.

3:35 Our Changing World - Veronika Meduna  

Some 3000 years ago, Vanuatu served as a major stepping stone in the Lapita peoples' epic voyage of discovery when they became the first to settle the wider Pacific. Veronika Meduna joins archaeologists in Vanuatu to find out more about the ancestors of modern Polynesians.

Stories from Our Changing World.

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

What the world is talking about.  With Jesse Mulligan, Jim Mora and Zara Potts. 

Music played in this show

Artist: Public Service Broadcasting
Song: Everest
Composer: Willgoose
Album: Everest
Label: Testcard

Artist: Shuggie Otis
Song: Inspiration Information
Composer: Otis
Album:Inspiration Information
Label: Luakabop

Artist: Shuggie Otis
Song: Aht Uh Mi Hed
Composer: Otis
Album:Inspiration Information
Label: Luakabop

Artist: Shuggie Otis
Song: Strawberry Letter 23
Composer: Otis, Otis
Album:Inspiration Information
Label: Luakabop

Artist: Dean Martin
Song: Hey brother pour the wine
Composer: Ross,Bagdasarian
Album:Dean Martin: The Best Of The Capitol Years (Compilation)
Label: Capitol

Artist: Cher
Song: Gypsies,Tramps and Theives
Composer: Robert Stone
Album: Cher: Greatest Hits 1965-1992 (Compilation)
Label: Geffen

Artist: Judy Collins
Song: Both Sides now
Composer: Mitchell
Album: Judy Collins: Colors Of The Day (Compilation)
Label: Elektra

Artist: Blur
Song: Ong Ong
Composer:Albarn
Album:The Magic Whip
Label: Parlophone