Nine To Noon for Friday 18 July 2008
09:05 Breast Self Examination
Mrs Belinda Scott, surgeon and chair of Medical Committee of NZ Breast Cancer Foundaation. A new report suggests that breast self-examinations do not save lives and may cause unnecessary harm and anxiety to women.
09:20 US Mortgage Crisis
The near collapse of massive US mortgage agencies Freddie Mac and Fannie May - what this means for the US economy and the ripple effects on the world economy
Robert Pollin, Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts.
Author of several books including "Contours of Descent: U.S. Economic Fractures and the Landscape of Global Austerity" and "The Macroeconomics of Saving, Finance, and Investment."
09:30 Drink Drive Nip Tucks
Dr Zak Moaveni, Head of Plastic Surgery, Waikato Hospital, is fed up with having to patch up drunks and with the binge drinking culture
09:45 Pacific corresondent Mike Field
10:05 Searching for a New England
Billy Bragg, English guitarist-songwriter - we talk music and politics with Britain's self-proclaimed 'progressive patriot'. Author of The Progressive Patriot: A Search for Belonging.
10:30 Book Review with John McIntyre
Maraea and The Albatrosses by Patricia Grace
illustrated by Brian Gunson
Ko Maraea Me Nga Toroa by Patricia Grace
translated by Waiariki Grace
The Seven Stars Of Matariki by Toni Rolleston-Cummings
Illustrated by Nikki Slade-Robinson
Learn To Skateboard with Luka /
Ho to Akonga Ki Te Papa Retereti I Te Taha O Luka by Lee and Errol Peta
Translated by Tokikapu Peta
10:45 Reading. 'Of a Boy' by Sonya Hartnett (Part 10 of 10)
11:05 Music review with Manu Taylor
Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson - "Rattlin' Bones" - Essence
Music/Liberation Music 2008 LMCD0005
Jane Seine - "Love Death Sex Road" - self released 2006
Joan as Policewoman - "To Survive" - Echo Label Inc/PIAS
Recordings/Liberator Music 2008 PIASLO22CD
11:30 Sports commentator Richard Becht
11:45 The Week That Was
With Radar and Elisabeth Easter
A wrap up of the week's events that made the headlines.