Nine To Noon for Thursday 19 February 2015
09:05 News and current affairs interviews
09:45 UK correspondent
10:05 Veteran Associated Press reporter in Afghanistan, Kathy Gannon
Kathy Gannon is an AP correspondent who spent two decades reporting from Afghanistan and Pakistan. From 2009, she worked in tandem with the acclaimed German photographer, Anja Niedringhaus, and together they were the first Western journalists to embed with the Afghan army. On April 4 2013, Kathy and Anja were travelling in a convoy with the Afghan army and police when a police commander shot them both at point-blank range. Anja Niedringhaus was killed, and Kathy Gannon has spent the past year on a journey of recovery. Kathy has won numerous awards for her journalism and is the author of the book, I is for Infidel: From Holy War to Holy Terror in Afghanistan.
10:30 Book Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
Reviewed by Charlotte Graham.
10:45 The Reading: Swimming In The Dark by Paddy Richardson
A young teacher's quiet life in Central Otago is thrown into chaos that recalls the dangers of East Germany life under the feared Stasi. Told by Michele Amas (Part 9 of 12).
11:05 New Technology
11:30 Parenting with Joseph Driessen
Education consultant and parenting commentator Joseph Driessen.
11:45 TV review with Lara Strongman
Artist: Nouvelle Vague
Song: Making Plans for Nigel
Composer: Colin Moulding
Album: Nouvelle Vague (2004)
Artist: The Map Room
Song: All You’ll Ever Find
Composer: Morrow / Gooding
Album: The Map Room (2013)
Artist: Breaks Co-op
Song: Moment in Time
Composer: Clarke / Lovegrove
Album: Sounds Familiar (2014)