7:15 Sport: United States Of America

LA Times sports journalist Helene Elliott with a penchant for fast games with pucks and sticks on ice... labour disputes keep impacting upon games, lately in the National Hockey League (NHL), also with the use of fill-in referees for the National Football League (NFL).

7:30 Insight

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 Thinkers: History Of Science

Before our own times, there were three great revolutions in scientific thought: the Copernican Revolution (c 1550 - 1650), the Chemical Revolution (c. 1750 - 1800), and the Darwinian Revolution (c 1850 - 1900); with philosopher Prof. Alan Musgrave from the University of Otago... Galileo's run in with the Catholic Church.

9 pm News and weather

9:10 Raging Rabies

The rather awful story of rabies throughout the ages, as investigated by wife and husband team, veterinarian Monica Murphy and journalist Bill Wasik: Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus.

10 pm Late Edition

A review of the 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 pm News and weather

11:06 Beale Street Caravan

The best in blues from the Blues Foundation in Memphis.