Nights for Tuesday 24 June 2014
7:10 Our Own Odysseys - Saving Seabirds
One of the world's largest breeding colonies of seabirds is on Kirimati Island. Dr Craig Pritchard from the New Zealand Centre for Conservation was just there, assisting communities to protect the birdlife by teaching pest eradication and cat reproductive control and management techniques.
7:30 The Sampler
A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.
8:10 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 - Mid-West America
CEO of the Public Interest Institute Dr Don Racheter reports from Iowa, one of the states of midwestern United States, population of the Mid West is 65,377,684 (est. 2012) and the national population is 317,606,00 (est. 2013). The US is about to become world leader in energy production; the challenge for the Republican party to reach out to blue collar workers; and the importance of strong marriages to helping the poor get out of poverty and stay out.
9:06 The Tuesday Feature: The Managers - Teri McKeever (4 of 6, BBC)
Teri McKeever speaks about how she grew up as one of 10 children who had to take care of her younger siblings. Teri explains that despite the household chores she trained to become a brilliant swimmer and then an even better manager, coaching the US Women’s Olympic team to eight Gold medals in London 2012.
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Global Village