Sunday Morning for Sunday 27 November 2011
8am-10am Morning Report election special
10:06 Geoffrey Dunn – Sarah Palin’s Push for Power
Geoffrey Dunn discusses what he calls the lies of Sarah Palin – revealing the queen of the Tea Party movement as vengeful and manipulative. He charts her dysfunctional childhood, her failed governorship of Alaska and the betrayal of her presidential running mate, John McCain. Geoffrey tells Chris there’s only a tiny chance that Palin will run for president next year, but says never rule her out.
Geoffrey Dunn’s book, The Lies of Sarah Palin: The untold story behind her relentless quest for power, is published by Scribe.
10:45 Hidden Treasures
This week on Hidden Treasures Trevor Reekie showcases two international artists touring New Zealand; plus a long out-of-print song that was written and performed by a singer from Taranaki and went on to become a huge hit in Scandanavia back in 1960.
Produced by Trevor Reekie
11.05 Ideas: Dame Anne Salmond
Dame Anne Salmond joins us for the latest of our occasional series of interviews with influential New Zealanders about the individuals, books and thinkers who have influenced their ideas. Her list includes: kaumatua Eruera and Amiria Stirling; economist Joseph Stiglitz; and Patrick O'Brien's novels about eighteenth century seafaring.
Presented by Chris Laidlaw
Produced by Jeremy Rose
What you, the listeners, say on the ideas and issues that have appeared in the programme.