Nights for Monday 6 December 2010
7:20 Like Father, Like Son
Shaun Quincey, Kiwi adventurer and author
The repeat of his father's feat of rowing across The Tasman Sea in a boat called 'Tasman Trespasser II'.
8 pm News and weather
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World webpage to find links to these documentaries.
8:45 Thinkers: Politically Left
Brian Roper, political historian, University of Otago
How and why the world's diverse political institutions came to be... austerity in response to recession.
8:59 Conundrum: Clue 1
9 pm News and weather
9:40 Japan Report
Motoko Kakubayashi, journalist and experimental physicist
News and cultural trends from Japan, pop. 127,470,000 (2010 estimate)... the jury system and the re-introduction of the death penalty, plus Japanese TV show about 'Kiwi husbands'.
9:59 Conundrum: Clue 2
10 pm Late Edition
11 pm News and weather
11:06 Beale Street Caravan
The best in blues from the Blues Foundation in Memphis.