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Michele Bachmann, Avery Sunshine, talking about death

Presented by Jane Garvey. Profile of US presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann; talking about death; how biochemist Frederick Hopkins paved the way for women; singer Avery Sunshine.

Presented by Jane Garvey. Profile of US Republican congresswoman Michele Bachmann; it is the only thing we can guarantee will happen to us all - but why do we find death so hard to talk about with family and friends? How the father of bio-chemistry, Frederick Hopkins, paved the way for women in science and gospel singer Avery Sunshine performs live in the studio.

45 minutes


  • Michele Bachmann

    A profile of the latest US Presidential hopeful, Republican congresswoman from Minnesota.

    Duration: 11:40

  • Talking about death

    Why do we still find it so hard to talk about? Marion Shoard and Sue Brayne discuss.

    Duration: 09:53

  • Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins

    The Cambridge University biochemist who paved the way for women in science.

    Duration: 08:53

  • Sports days - feedback

    Listeners' responses to a discussion about school sports days and the competitive spirit.

    Duration: 03:35

  • Avery Sunshine

    The singer and songwriter performs live in the studio.

    Duration: 08:07


  • Tue 28 Jun 2011 10:00

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