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Radio: Traditional and contemporary

Duration:
10 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 17 November 2012

This week we explore two different types of radio. The traditional, in the form of Alistair Cooke's Letter From America, as Rajan interviews Alvin Hall, presenter of a series about the Letters archive.

And then a more contemporary take on radio, from Phil MaGuire, who is the Chief Executive of the Prison Radio Association in the UK, and the presenter of a documentary about a prison radio project in Trinidad and Tobago.

(Image: Alistair Cooke)

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