Nights for Tuesday 17 April 2012
7:10 Our Own Odysseys: Tony Collins
Glider pilot Tony Collins' mechanical skills have often been put to good use, like the time he restored a 1927 Chevy truck and then drove it around the world with his wife Sue (in a 1000 days).
7:30 The Sampler
A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 The World At Night: Chile
Terri Anderson is our Kiwi-born correspondent living in rural Chile, pop. 17,094,270 (est. 2010)... Start-Up Chile is importing entrepreneurs and why Chile is one of the three strictest countries on abortion.
9:00 News and Weather
9:06 The Tuesday Feature: Titanic - In Her Own Words
To mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, the BBC’s Sean Coughlan narrates one of the most authentic versions of events in existence. Using voice synthesis to re-create the strange, twitter-like, mechanical brevity of the original Morse code, this programme brings to life the tragedy through the ears of the wireless operators in the area that night.
10:00 News and Weather
10:17 Late Edition
Part 4: Nick Dwyer meets up with Anda Union who represent Mongolians living on the Chinese ruled Inner Mongolia, then heads to Mongolian Republic for a taste of throat singing and the emerging indie rock and underground scene.