Nights for Tuesday 10 November 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Impossibility Challenger

Budhsamudra, Knox event organiser

How many world and Guinness records will be broken this weekend's at Australasian first Impossibility Challenger?

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 The Administration - political systems

Brian Roper, political historian, University of Otago

How and why the world's diverse political institutions came to be... 1935 Labour Government.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 3

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 The Tuesday Feature: The Massey Lectures

The City of Words, by Alberto Manguel - the first programme in his five-part Canadian series in which Argentinian-born author Alberto Manguel takes a fresh look at some of the problems we face building societies with common values, and suggests we look at stories to help us perceive ourselves and others (Pt 3 of 5, CBC)

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)

11:36 Nightshift

A series dedicated to those who work while the nation sleeps, and who make life a lot easier when we wake up.

Sarah Smith, night nurse

Working in a resthome caring for our elderly citizens through the wee hours.