Sounds Historical for Sunday 7 August 2011
8:11 Today in New Zealand History
First train over the North Island main trunk line, 1908.
8:16 TEY Seddon, son of Richard Seddon, recalls travelling on the "Parliamentary Special" on 7 August 1908
8:32 Click Go the Shears (arr Luboff)
Poi Chant (trad.)
Luboff Choir CD Label X LXCD 2
8:38 Showdown '51 (part three)
A documentary prepared by Jack Perkins in 2001 to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1951 waterfront dispute. The dispute ended just 60 years ago on 17 July 1951 after 1,157,390 man-working days had been lost.
9:06 As I Remember
An incident in South Westland by Denis Knight, read by David Knowles.
9:14 Goodnight Irene (Ledbetter)
Joe Stafford CD 1950
9:18 Homework -
1. Hard: Which high-ranking New Zealand serviceman of World War II had the nick-name "Mary" and why?
2. Easy: Which Prime Minister attended Burnside High School, Christchurch?
9:22 Guess Who - a 1951 radio feature
9:35 Obituary Gene McDaniels - Tower of Strength
9:41: Radio legend of the 1930s and 1940s, Clive Drummond, recalls the early days of broadcasting in conversation with Barbara Basham in 1955 (part two)
9:58 Commercials from the 1960s