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    Blog posts by year and month December 2011

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    1. Women fire fighters directing a hose after the Japanese attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbour This morning's Random Edition looked at the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour carried out on 7th December 1941 through the pages of the newspaper the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. You can see t...

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    2. Ed's note: The People's Post is on weekdays for the next three weeks at 1.45pm on Radio 4. You can catch up online for up to seven days after each episode is broadcast - PM About three times a year an envelope comes through my door, addressed in familiar hand-writing. It comes f...

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    3. As I emerge from the Tube at Embankment, I step over a pile of crushed cardboard boxes, surrounded by a scatter of tins. Somebody's bed last night. It's after 9am but the cold still strikes through my fleece and I'm glad to get indoors at the building opposite St Martin-in-the-Fields which house...

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    4. Ed's note: Just my Type is on Monday to Friday this week at 9.45am on Radio 4. You can catch up with any missed episodes on the website - PM Bowie's Hunky Dory: "The swell of the type (Zipper, I now know) promises an expanding consciousness even before the needle hits the groove..." - pic...

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    5. Ed's note: The Radio 4 Christmas Appeal starts this Sunday. You can hear from people helped by previous appeals in Sally's last blog post. Details of how to donate can be found here - PM If you phone us to give a donation on Sunday - we promise we won't play you music whilst you wait...

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    6. Ed's note: Radio 4's Bookclub is on at 4pm this Sunday 4 December and is repeated on Thursday 8 December 2011 at 3.30pm. You can also listen online after broadcast or download the podcast - PM Sebastian Barry, author of The Secret Scripture I'm in danger of slipping into cliché wit...

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    7. Confederate Flag in Biloxi: Pic by akasped The preamble Here are some of the many amazing radio podcasts available from the BBC. I've picked out a selection for your weekend's pleasure. You can listen online or download to keep, or put onto your phone or MP3 player. This being the Ra...

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    8. "And, this week, that train of thought led us to try to squeeze as many Radio 4 presenters and producers into our studio as possible..." A bunch of attention seekers would be one way of describing the More or Less team. With the Financial Times' Undercover Economist Tim Harford at the...

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    9. Editor's note: In yesterday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed Christina Rossetti. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - PM. Hello I'm sitting in the middle of Green Park, near the middle of London, in the middle of the af...

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    10. Ed's note: The Film Programme's Francine Stock met director Martin Scorsese earlier this week (as you can see in below in spectacular blurry-vision) to talk about his latest film. You can hear the interview this afternoon at 4pm on Radio 4 and shortly afterwards on the website - PM ...

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