Nights for Tuesday 2 December 2014
7:10 Our Own Odysseys - Dozens of Donkeys: Ethiopia
It may have links with the Queen of Sheba and the Ark of the Covenant but while visiting Ethiopia for the first time, Jill Worrall was also impressed by the large number of donkeys...
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 - Senegal
Multimedia freelance American journalist Ricci Shryock reports from the Republic of Senegal in West Africa, pop. 13,567,338 (est. 2013).
9:06 The War That Changed the World
Imperialism: Indian army was key to allied military effort in World War One. More than one million men served on the Western Front, at Gallipoli, in the Middle East and in Africa. There were far more Indian soldiers defending the Empire than there were British men in the field. Some were forced to enlist, some signed up because they would be paid, and some were moved by desire to come to British King's aid at his time of need. The BBC's Razia Iqbal is joined by historians Professor Mridula Mukherjee and Dr Srinath Raghavan and a public audience in Delhi, India, to explore the impact of World War One on Imperialism (6 of 10, BBC)
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Global Village
Global Village heads to the Caribbean for music from countries in or bordering the Caribbean Sea – including Jamaica (the Paragons with John Holt, Bob Marley & the Wailers), Mexico (Sones de Mexico), the Dominican Republic (Francisco Ulloa), Barbados (Coalishun), Trinidad (the steel drum classic, Pan Rising, from the new Ritmos Unidos album.
(10 of 13, KMUW)