Current Affairs

Tuning Into The Enemy
BBC Radio 4
Soundprint Media

A secret policeman in South Africa during Apartheid destroys the career of a musician. They meet and a kind of friendship ensues.


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Obama Professor President

A documentary about Barak Obama at the University of Chicago. The Intellectual, the Constitutional Lawyer, The University Teacher and the Ideas that formed him. How his intellectual past influences his presidential policy and practice.

 

 

Review from The Guardian
by Camilla Redmond
Yesterday’s Wednesday Documentary was titled Obama: Professor President, and looked specifically at how his years studying and teaching academic law helped to prepare him for politics.
Presenter Kwame Anthony Appiah gathered a weighty collection of interviewees from Obama’s Harvard and University of Chicago days. Two themes were consistent: his intellectual brilliance and his drive to alleviate inequality in American society. One colleague recalled urging Obama to jettison political ambition in favour of academia.”The truth is,” came the reply, “I feel a responsibility and I think I have the opportunity to do something about it.”



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Sex Slaves of the Japanese
WNYC
Soundprint Media
Radio Netherlands

The Comfort Women. Former sex slaves come to live in a safe house outside Seoul.

Maids – The Untold Story
BBC World Service

2 Parts – Hong Kong and South America. Listen to the program here.
https://soundcloud.com/judithkampfner/maids-the-untold-story
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02qpp70
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02qpl5j
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/documentary_archive/6925530.stm

British Memorial Garden on Wall Street
BBC Radio 4

The British memorial garden afer 9/11.