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The bFM WIRE Today: 12 - 2pm weekdays

The bFM WIRE Today: 12 - 2pm weekdays


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Host: Sarah Pritchett - Producer: Jenny - Executive Producer: Renee Mundy

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Today on The Wire

  • bNews with Aroha
  • "We napalmed both those [bridge] approaches," "Unfortunately there were people there ... you could see them in the [cockpit] video. They were Iraqi soldiers. It's no great way to die. The generals love napalm. It has a big psychological effect."- Colonel James Alles commander of Marine Air Group 11.
  • Jet Fuel Kerosene and Polystyrene. A lethal recipe, that sticks to skin and it burns it's way through flesh, destroying everything in it's way. This week, more lies. Although denied at the time, the US Pentagon have now admitted they did drop Napalm in the advance on Baghdad. And what about this - The United Stated were one of the only countries not to sign a United Nations Treaty banning the chemical in the 80's. Paul Buchanan political studies expert joins us today.
  • New Zealand is one of only 3 countries in the world contributing to the $66 million needed to stop starvation in the Congo. Shuna Linnell from the NZ Branch of Oxfam aid agency sheds some light of what life is like for the people of DRCongo.
  • Vanessa Atkinson, Greenhouse Climate Campaigner for Green peace NZ, discussing Greenpeace's position on the RMA report.
  • No Book Review today, but we do have SCOOPS Selwyn Manning with "The Independent View" Should U.S. Warships be allowed into NZ’s peaceful waters?
  • Aucklanders can tune in at 95 on the FM dial.

    From the desk of Renee Mundy, 95bFM Radio, News and Editorial Director


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