Nine To Noon for Wednesday 20 April 2011
09:05 Former state ward seeks better compensation for others abused while in state care
Netta Christian is now 73 now. She was in foster care from six months old and was sexually abused by two different people; while a state ward and in foster family care in Auckland; and Bill Hodge, law professor at the University of Auckland.
09:20 Letters from Gallipoli
Professor Glyn Harper, author of Letters from Gallipoli: New Zealand Soldiers Write Home
Published by Auckland University Press
09:45 Australian correspondent Karen Middleton, chief political correspondent for SBS Television
10:05 Greg O'Brien and Mari Mahr
Artist and curator Greg O'Brien and photographer Mari Mahr, wife of the late New Zealand illustrator Graham Percy.
10:30 Book Review with Harry Broad
Kiwi Battlefields by Ron Palenski
Published by Hodder Moa
10:45 Reading: Under the Huang Jiao Tree by Jane Carswell (Part 11 of 12)
A New Zealander's mid-life experience teaching English in Chongqing China.
11:05 Music review with Marty Duda
Marty features the Music of George Clinton, ringleader of Parliament/Funkadelic
1. I Wanna Testify (2:50) - The Parliaments taken from 1967 single (Revilot)
2. Hit It And Quit It (3:44) - Funkadelic taken from 1971 album "Maggot Brain" (Westbound)
3. Tear The Roof Off The Sucker (Give Up The Funk) (3:41) - Parliament taken from 1976 album "Mothership Connection" (Casablanca)
4. Atomic Dog (4:44) - George Clinton taken from 1982 EP "Atomic Dog" (Capitol)
Marty's website: www.13thfloor.co.nz
11:30 Employment law specialist Andrew Scott Howman
11:45 Science commentator David Haywood
Are philosophers weasels?