Woman's Hour - Ayn Rand, author and philosopher
Why the author and philosopher Ayn Rand is finding favour amongst the political right, how science is redesigning the rules of sex, and the secrets of a great picnic.
Why is Ayn Rand the author and philosopher, hugely popular in the late 1950's and 60's finding favour amongst the political right? Should parents be allowed to rely on their religious beliefs to stonewall medical opinion on what's best for their child? The biologist and science writer Aarathi Prasad on how Science is redesigning the rules of sex'. Plus British Glamour since 1950 a spectacular display of more than 60 ball gowns at the V&A. And Annabel Loyd shares the secrets of a great picnic.
Producer Di McGregor. Presenter Jenni Murray.
- Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 10:00AM Thu, 23 Aug 2012
- Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
- First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 10:00AM Thu, 23 Aug 2012
- Duration 58 minutes