Nine To Noon for Wednesday 23 June 2010
09:05 General Stanley McChrystal the Commander, International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and Commander, U.S. Forces in Afghanistan over reported comments insulting US Government officials
Adam Kushner, International editor for Newsweek.com. President Obama has ordered General McChrystal to Washington to give an in-person account of a Rolling Stone article that features McChrystal and his staff casually insulting administration officials.
09:20 Nuclear material
Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) which meets in Christchurch this week, is being urged to stop allowing India and Pakistan to continue receiving nuclear material despite the fact neither country has signed the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty.
Zia Mian, Program on Science and Global Security, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University.
09:45 Australia correspondent Paul Barclay
Australian troop deaths in Afghanistan, more bad news for Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and the "Dr Death" manslaughter case in Brisbane.
10:05 Simon Botherway - Financial Markets Authority
Simon Botherway is the chair of new financial super-regulator, the Financial Markets Authority Establishment Board, which will consolidate the powers and functions of the Securities Commission, some functions of the Registrar of Companies and the Government actuary and some of regulatory roles of sharemarket operator NZX into a new Crown entity. He is a former fund manager and was executive chairman of Brook Asset Management, NZ's largest boutique investment management company, until 2008.
10:30 Book Review with Rae McGregor
The Shadows in the Street by Susan Hill
Published by Chatto & Windus
10:45 Reading: Paradise Written by Maureen Zaya
The third of five tales in the series A Thousand Strangers: Stories From The Heart by young refugees.
11:05 General Stanley McChrystal the Commander, International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and Commander, U.S. Forces in Afghanistan over reported comments insulting US Government officials
Eric Bates, editor of Rolling Stone magazine which published the article.
11:15 Music review with Marty Duda
Feature Artist: Macy Gray
1. I Try (3:59) - Macy Gray taken from 1999 album "On How Life Is" (Epic)
2. I Committed Murder (4:59) - Macy Gray taken from 1999 album "On How Life Is" (Epic)
3. Finally Made Me Happy (4:02) - Macy Gray taken from 2007 album "Big" (Geffen)
4. The Comeback (4:04) - Macy Gray taken from 2010 album "The Sellout" (Universal)
11:30 Legal commentator Ursula Cheer
The law and official information.
11:45 Arts commentator Courtney Johnson
The science of caring for art.
Restoration of Mark Rothko murals
Close examination: Fakes, Mistakes and Discoveries at the National Gallery
Interview with the National Gallery's head of conservation, from the
3D scanning at the Met
Cleaning a totem pole at the British Museum
Richard McCoy on Tara Donovon's polystyrene cups
Restoration of an altarpiece
New Zealand Association of Conservators
The conservation section on the Tate's website