Nights for Tuesday 5 August 2014
7:10 Our Own Odysseys: A Prairie Home Companion anniversary
To celebrate her fiftieth birthday, Don Otter's wife Kirsten's request was to watch Garrison Keillor and the talented ensemble from 'A Prairie Home Companion', celebrate their fortieth anniversary.
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: Japan
Palmerston North-raised Motoko Kakubayashi resides in Tokyo and works for the Science Media Centre of Japan, pop. 126,659,683 (est. 2012). Japan's higher education system deals with students quite differently to New Zealand; and there's a new fad, the "Yokai Watch"
9:06 The Tuesday Feature: Farthest Flung, Holding Tight - New Zealand, Empire and the Threat of War 1913-1914
New Zealand in 1914 was surprisingly modern. Justin Gregory considers the people and issues of the time asking what do New Zealanders of today know about the country a century ago and what are we mistaken in believing? (1 of 10, RNZ)
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 The Shed
A whole new world of music with host Mark Coles.