Nights for Wednesday 24 June 2015
7:10 Made to measure
Leigh Malcolm realised from personal experience that for a woman who has undergone breast cancer surgery, standard bras don’t necessarily fit one’s new form.
People, places and events in New Zealand.
8:10 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
US-born journalist and correspondent for Bloomberg BNA, Lien Hoang reports from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, pop. 90,730,000 (est. 2014)... a Chinese-language cartoon is offending Vietnamese because it depicts them as monkeys; this is also in relation to an ongoing dispute with China about islands in the South China Sea; which also links to why Viet Nam is talking to the US about buying military equipment; Cambodia also isn't happy with Viet Nam about new military posts on their border.
9:06 The Wednesday Drama: Cherish, by Ken Duncum, adapted by Michele Amas
A paternity drama in which two gay couples wrangle over exactly where their new baby will live (RNZ)
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Club McKenzie: Your 1920's Jazz Speakeasy
South Side Serenaders: It's the rough and tumble 1920's Chicago's speakeasies. You had to have a password to gain entrance through a side door. While the mob may have ruled the town, it was the music that kept the population entertained. Louis Armstrong, Lovie Austin, Jelly Roll Morton and Preston Jackson are among the featured artists (4 of 13, PRX)