Nights for Wednesday 8 July 2015
7:10 The Boy Who Didn't Grow Up
Biographer Piers Dudgeon explores the lives of Michael Llewelyn Davies and his brothers, the siblings who were the inspiration behind the tales of J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan. Pier's latest book is The Real Peter Pan: The Tragic Life of Michael Llewelyn Davies.
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.
Editor of The International Jerusalem Post and a Jerusalem Post columnist, Liat Collins reports from the State of Israel, pop. 8,238,300 (est. 2014). It's been a year since the war in Gaza; Israel is struggling not to be drawn into the Syrian civil war; and there is hesitation about instigating a new peace process.
9:06 The Wednesday Drama: 'The 53rd Victim', by Pip Hall
Fifty-two people lost their lives during the 2005 London bombings and Rachel Brooke-Taylor, a New Zealand doctor, eventually became the 53rd victim (RNZ)
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Club McKenzie: Your 1920s Jazz Speakeasy
Swing Street: The repeal of prohibition helped build 52nd Street in the early 1930s. This two-mile stretch through Manhattan replaced 133rd Street as the place to go to hear great jazz. Among musicians it was simply known as "The Street" (6 of 13, PRX)