Nights for Tuesday 28 October 2014
7:10 Our Own Odysseys - Shanghai Expo
In 2010, Jenny Chu found herself working at the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai.
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 - Israel
Editor of the International Jerusalem Post and a Jerusalem Post columnist, Liat Collins reports from the State of Israel, pop. 8,051,200 (est. 2013): the ceasefire in Gaza is holding, but everyone is still jumpy; there is also a fresh round of Israeli frustration with rising food prices following the Cottage Cheese protests of 2011, there are now demonstrations due to the price of a beloved milk dessert called Milkies (chocolate with whipped cream on top).
NZ literary commentators Kate Camp, Harry Ricketts, Jane Stafford and Matt Elliott discuss Great books about the Great War. In recent years World War One has been the subject of graphic novels, children's books, film and theatre, as well as bestselling novels like Pat Barker's Regeneration trilogy and Sebastian Faulks' Birdsong. The panel discusses personal favourites and considers the enduring appeal of the Great War for great writers (RNZ)
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Global Village
(5 of 13, KMUW)