Nights for Tuesday 14 July 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Bastille Day

Michel Legras, Ambassador of France in New Zealand.

The history of Bastille Day, why it is significant, and what are the differences between the first, second and third republics of France.

7:30 The Sampler

New music reviews with Nick Bollinger.

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World:

International public radio documentaries.

8:45 Dollars And Sense - economics

Dr Neville Bennett, economic historian, University of Canterbury.

This week, China's economy.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 3

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 Tuesday Feature

The BBC Reith Lectures from UK.

Political philosopher and eminent Harvard University Professor, Michael Sandel, considers democracy, ethics, public philosophy and the erosion of community and moral values as he explores the prospect for a new politics of the common good (Part 1 of 4, BBC).

9:59 Conundrum: Clue 4

10 pm News & Weather

10:17 Late Edition:

A review of the leading news from Morning Report, Nine to Noon, Afternoons and Checkpoint. Also hear the latest news from around the Pacific on Radio New Zealand International's Dateline Pacific.

11:06 Charlie Gilett's World of Music

Britain's guru of world music radio presents a personal selection (BBC)

Fall of Families thumb11:36 Bedtime story: The Fall of the Families by Phillip Mann

The second novel of Phillip Mann's epic chronicalling the struggle by aliens to regain their civilisations - lost to ruthless humans who colonised the galaxy exterminating all opposition.