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If you haven’t discovered Reith Lectures (BBC, Radio 4), here is your chance. Topics vary and this year’s (2019) lecturer was Jonathan Sumption. The lectures and Q&A that follow are enlightening and entertaining. (It’s a 5-part series.)

“2019: Jonathan Sumption

The Reith Lectures

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Radio doesn’t get any better than BBC’s World Service program Outlook. Listen to the “The Reluctant Death Row Executioner” episode as Frank Thompson, formerly in charge of the Oregon State Penitentiary, speaks to BBC’s Matthew Banister, about what executions do to the people who have to plan, drill, and carry out those executions.

And listen to other BBC Outlook programs, which are nothing short of inspirational, as are the BBC’s Fifth Floor program episodes.