Sounds Historical for Sunday 11 December 2011
8:09 Today in New Zealand History
11 December 1907 Parliament Buildings Burn Down.
8:15 It Happened in Monterey (Wayne)
Eric Whitley (b Wales, 1912) LP MCLP 6154
8:21 John Mulgan broadcasts home from London during the war
8:25 As Time Goes By (Hupfield)
Vera Lynn CD Decca 715983
8:31 Extract from a speech by Prime Minister Walter Nash at the United Nations
8:40 Six O'Clock Swill (Derrett)
Rod Derrett LP HMV CSDM 6262
8:46 The days of ball by ball commentary on Plunket Shield cricket matches appear to be over
We go back to the 1940s to hear the sound that has been part of summer for over 60 years.
8:57 Come Softly to Me (Christopher)
The Fleetwoods CD 2'24"
9:07 As I Remember
The Wall Flower of 1944 by Betty Potts, read by Rebecca Blundell.
9:14 Animal Crackers in My Soup
Shirley Temple CD Inhouse 887
9:18 Lorna Langford of Takaka recalls her time running the general store at Bainham in Golden Bay.
9:34 Homework update
9:37 The Soldier Who Never Returned (McMillan)
Denise Fitzgerald Cassette Odet 382
9:41 Book of the Week -
I Am Five and I Go To School. Early years in schooling in New Zealand 1900-2010, by Helen May.
Otago University Press
ISBN 978 1877 372865
9:55 As I Remember
Schooling in Taranaki in the 1920s by Albert Larsen read by Gavin McGinley.