Nights for Tuesday 6 May 2014
7:10 Our Own Odysseys - North Africa Twice
The interesting experiences Peter Richardson and his wife shared when they back-packed across North Africa (and back).
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 Global Neighbours - Japan
Palmerston North-raised Motoko Kakubayashi resides in Tokyo pop. 126,659,683 (est. 2012) and works for the Science Media Centre of Japan: the traditions of/for a Japanese wedding and marriage.
9:06 The Tuesday Feature: The TED Radio Hour - The Violence Within Us
Violence and brutality are grim realities of life. Are some of us born that way, or can anyone be pushed into committing acts of cruelty? In this hour, TED speakers explore the sinister side of human nature, and whether we're all capable of violence.
Featuring Four TED Talks:
1. Philip Zimbardo: Why Do Good People Do Bad Things?
2. Jim Fallon: What Does The Mind Of A Killer Look Like?
3. Leslie Morgan Steiner: Why Don't Domestic Violence Victims Leave?
4. Steven Pinker: Is The World A Less Violent Place?
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Global Village
Portuguese singer Misia; the new debut release from Cape Verdean singer Ze Luis; the latest from Brazilian singer, pianist and composer Tania Maria; and some samba reggae from recent NZ visitor Jimmy Cliff (5 of 12, KMUW)