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Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late will fill that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin will be talking to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time.

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Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late will fill that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin will be talking to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time. On the program tonight, William Shawcross is the son of the top British prosecutor at the Nuremberg War Crime trials. He discusses what he learnt from his father about international justice and how he regards the Guantanamo Bay Al-Qaeda trials. Also Eveline Chao gives us some insight into censorship in China. She reveals how it works openly at newspapers and magazines, and more surreptitiously on the internet. And Good Italy, Bad Italy - Bill Emmott reflects on Prime Minister Mario Monti's year at the head of a so-called 'technocratic' government.

53 min2012 DEC 14
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Friday Late Full Program

Friday Late – Full Program

Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late will fill that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin will be talking to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time. On the program this week - the past and the future. The past - in the form of Anne Applebaum's new book about post war Eastern Europe. Anne shares with us her own travels and memories before the collapse of the Berlin Wall. Also, Professor Nadia Rosenthal will be lecturing about the future of aging at the Creative Innovations conference in Melbourne next week. She gives us an insight into the future of medicine and the future of our bodies.

47 min2012 NOV 23
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Friday Late – Full Program

Friday Late – Full Program

Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late fills that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin talks to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time. On tonight's program is the twentieth century Renaissance man, the director of the British Museum and former director of London's National Gallery, Neil MacGregor. Our conversation will range from the beginning of human history 2 million years ago, through to art history and Shakespeare, to his teacher Antony Blunt, who turned out to be the Fourth Man in Britain's most notorious spy scandal. Also on tonight's episode, Martin Harrison is here for the Francis Bacon exhibition due to open at the Art Gallery of NSW. Martin shares with us the suffering and troubles of this confronting artist.

49 min2012 NOV 16
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Friday Late – Full Program

Friday Late, Full Program

Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late will fill that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin will be talking to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time. On tonight's program, Helga Schmid from the European External Action Service. The Service is the diplomatic arm of the EU and European Commission. She discusses the EU's united foreign policy and how the service is approaching world challenges. Also Professor James Fallows discusses the coming term for the re-elected US president and Brian Moller on running a secret hospital in the midst of the Syrian conflict.

53 min2012 NOV 9
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Friday Late, Full Program

Friday Late, Full Program

Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late will fill that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin will be talking to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time. On tonight's program we look at the snowballing effect of American politics on social media, a wave that's already hit Australia. An organisation which is aiming to tackle the world's health problems and how twenty-first century crowd-sourcing may help solve a five millennia old problem - and decipher an ancient language called Proto-Elamite.

49 min2012 NOV 2
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Friday Late, Full Program

Friday Late - Full Program

Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late will fill that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin will be talking to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time. On this evening's program Professor of political science at Stanford University Simon Jackman discusses the US presidential election campaign. Also, the former head of strategic analysis at the Office of National Assessments, Professor Ross Babbage warns that Australia needs to be better prepared to deal with a direct threat from China. David Daly the EU ambassador to Australia talks about the status of the European Union having been awarded the Nobel Prize. And we speak to Gal Hirsh the Deputy Commander of the Israeli Defence Force's Depth Command.

53 min2012 OCT 26
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Friday Late - Full Program

Friday Late - Full Program

Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late will fill that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin will be talking to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time. On the program tonight Mark interviews Malcolm Fraser about his memoirs, evolutionary biologist Professor Richard Dawkins and Joel Kotkin discusses the future of America and its economic supremacy.

53 min2012 OCT 19
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Friday Late - Full Program

Friday Late - Full Program

Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late will fill that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin will be talking to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time. On the program tonight, two interviews that touch in different ways on the invisible barriers between government and the outside world. Shashi Tharoor discusses India's relationship with the outside world. James Button will tell us about his transition from being a reporter to a speechwriter for the Prime Minister in Canberra. And Armando Iannucci, midwife to some of the greatest British comedy of his generation, on The Thick Of It, the 21st century successor to Yes Minister - and on how television itself is going to have to change radically to meet the challenges of a digital age.

53 min2012 OCT 12
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Friday Late - Full Program

Friday Late – Full Program

Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late will fill that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin will be talking to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time. On tonight’s program, Professor Wolfgang Merkel discusses the impact of the economic crisis and how it is changing the political landscape in southern European countries. Brent Huffman on Afghanistan’s disappearing archaeological treasures and Shiv Malik and Ed Howker tell us how ignoring the fundamental needs of young people could lead to a civil war between the young and old.

52 min2012 OCT 5
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Friday Late – Full Program

Friday Late - Full Program

Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late will fill that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin will be talking to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time.

51 min2012 SEP 21
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Friday Late - Full Program

Latest Episodes

Friday Late Full Program

Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late will fill that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin will be talking to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time. On the program tonight, William Shawcross is the son of the top British prosecutor at the Nuremberg War Crime trials. He discusses what he learnt from his father about international justice and how he regards the Guantanamo Bay Al-Qaeda trials. Also Eveline Chao gives us some insight into censorship in China. She reveals how it works openly at newspapers and magazines, and more surreptitiously on the internet. And Good Italy, Bad Italy - Bill Emmott reflects on Prime Minister Mario Monti's year at the head of a so-called 'technocratic' government.

53 min2012 DEC 14
Comments
Friday Late Full Program

Friday Late – Full Program

Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late will fill that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin will be talking to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time. On the program this week - the past and the future. The past - in the form of Anne Applebaum's new book about post war Eastern Europe. Anne shares with us her own travels and memories before the collapse of the Berlin Wall. Also, Professor Nadia Rosenthal will be lecturing about the future of aging at the Creative Innovations conference in Melbourne next week. She gives us an insight into the future of medicine and the future of our bodies.

47 min2012 NOV 23
Comments
Friday Late – Full Program

Friday Late – Full Program

Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late fills that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin talks to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time. On tonight's program is the twentieth century Renaissance man, the director of the British Museum and former director of London's National Gallery, Neil MacGregor. Our conversation will range from the beginning of human history 2 million years ago, through to art history and Shakespeare, to his teacher Antony Blunt, who turned out to be the Fourth Man in Britain's most notorious spy scandal. Also on tonight's episode, Martin Harrison is here for the Francis Bacon exhibition due to open at the Art Gallery of NSW. Martin shares with us the suffering and troubles of this confronting artist.

49 min2012 NOV 16
Comments
Friday Late – Full Program

Friday Late, Full Program

Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late will fill that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin will be talking to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time. On tonight's program, Helga Schmid from the European External Action Service. The Service is the diplomatic arm of the EU and European Commission. She discusses the EU's united foreign policy and how the service is approaching world challenges. Also Professor James Fallows discusses the coming term for the re-elected US president and Brian Moller on running a secret hospital in the midst of the Syrian conflict.

53 min2012 NOV 9
Comments
Friday Late, Full Program

Friday Late, Full Program

Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late will fill that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin will be talking to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time. On tonight's program we look at the snowballing effect of American politics on social media, a wave that's already hit Australia. An organisation which is aiming to tackle the world's health problems and how twenty-first century crowd-sourcing may help solve a five millennia old problem - and decipher an ancient language called Proto-Elamite.

49 min2012 NOV 2
Comments
Friday Late, Full Program

Friday Late - Full Program

Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late will fill that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin will be talking to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time. On this evening's program Professor of political science at Stanford University Simon Jackman discusses the US presidential election campaign. Also, the former head of strategic analysis at the Office of National Assessments, Professor Ross Babbage warns that Australia needs to be better prepared to deal with a direct threat from China. David Daly the EU ambassador to Australia talks about the status of the European Union having been awarded the Nobel Prize. And we speak to Gal Hirsh the Deputy Commander of the Israeli Defence Force's Depth Command.

53 min2012 OCT 26
Comments
Friday Late - Full Program

Friday Late - Full Program

Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late will fill that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin will be talking to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time. On the program tonight Mark interviews Malcolm Fraser about his memoirs, evolutionary biologist Professor Richard Dawkins and Joel Kotkin discusses the future of America and its economic supremacy.

53 min2012 OCT 19
Comments
Friday Late - Full Program

Friday Late - Full Program

Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late will fill that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin will be talking to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time. On the program tonight, two interviews that touch in different ways on the invisible barriers between government and the outside world. Shashi Tharoor discusses India's relationship with the outside world. James Button will tell us about his transition from being a reporter to a speechwriter for the Prime Minister in Canberra. And Armando Iannucci, midwife to some of the greatest British comedy of his generation, on The Thick Of It, the 21st century successor to Yes Minister - and on how television itself is going to have to change radically to meet the challenges of a digital age.

53 min2012 OCT 12
Comments
Friday Late - Full Program

Friday Late – Full Program

Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late will fill that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin will be talking to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time. On tonight’s program, Professor Wolfgang Merkel discusses the impact of the economic crisis and how it is changing the political landscape in southern European countries. Brent Huffman on Afghanistan’s disappearing archaeological treasures and Shiv Malik and Ed Howker tell us how ignoring the fundamental needs of young people could lead to a civil war between the young and old.

52 min2012 OCT 5
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Friday Late – Full Program

Friday Late - Full Program

Friday Late is a weekly interview program from the people who bring you PM. Daily current affairs doesn't always have time to let guests stretch out and expand on their knowledge - Friday Late will fill that gap. Each week, Mark Colvin will be talking to three or four newsmakers, analysts and thinkers about the events that shape our time.

51 min2012 SEP 21
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Friday Late - Full Program
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