Nine To Noon for Tuesday 3 May 2011
09:05 The death of Osama bin Laden
David Kilcullen, counter-terrorism expert who was a key architect of the US military's 'surge' strategy in Iraq in 2007. He was a senior adviser to generals and officials in both the Bush and Obama administrations; and Al Qaeda and terrorism expert, Marc Sageman - a former CIA operations officer, including with the Afghan Task Force. He is the author of two books: Understanding Terror Networks and Leaderless Jihad.
09:30 The Longevity Project
Leslie Martin, US psychology professor and co-author of The Longevity Project which analyses a landmark eight-decade study in a bid to answer the question of who lives longest and why.
09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage
The US reaction to the death of Osama bin Laden and the implications for US foreign policy.
10:05 Henry Worsley - author and polar adventurer
10:30 Book Review with Kate Blackhurst
The Registrar's Manual for Detecting Forced Marriages by Sophie Hardach
Published by Simon & Schuster
10:45 Reading: Death and the Dreamlife of Elephants (Part 6 of 6)
An inner city tale about death and a search for deeper meaning in the routine of urban loneliness.
11:05 Business correspondent Rod Oram
The impact - or not - of new ACT leader, Don Brash's economic policies.
11:30 Simon McKinney - NZ comedian and character impressionist
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch
Media coverage of the Brash coup and Hone Harawira's new party.