Nights for Wednesday 1 July 2015
7:10 Globally Connected
How the race is on to get billions of people connected to the internet via a global network of satellites, with Electrical and Electronic Engineering Prof. Thas A. Nirmalathas, Institute Director at the Melbourne Networked Society Institute of The University of Melbourne.
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.
Uganda's Daily Monitor journalist Tabu Butagira reports on the Republic of Uganda, pop. 35,873,253 (est. 2012). Ivory smuggling and the threats to rhinos; plus finally, sacked former secretary general of the ruling party Amama Mbabazi has declared his intention to run against incumbent and long-time ally, President Yoweri Museveni who has been in power for about 30 years.
9:06 The Wednesday Drama: '... And What Remains' by Miria George
An indigenous science fiction that asks, "What if Maori left in protest? How far would the injustice have to go? And how close are we to that now?" (RNZ)
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Club McKenzie: Your 1920s Jazz Speakeasy
On and Off Broadway: One of the best ways to get new music to the public in the 1920s and '30s was to present it on stage first. By the late 1920s jazz was represented in every aspect of popular music from the Broadway musical, and later Hollywood movies. This programme looks at some of those Broadway and Hollywood successes (5 of 13, PRX).