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Sat Mar 1 2003

Media: BBC Programmes: Feral Children

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  1. James Scobbie, BBC Programmes Feb 2003 on feral children

Message 1: BBC Programmes Feb 2003 on feral children

Date: Sat, 01 Mar 2003 04:00:36 +0000
From: James Scobbie <jscobbieqmuc.ac.uk>
Subject: BBC Programmes Feb 2003 on feral children

The Material World, a BBC Radio 4 science programme, has a 15 minute
piece on feral children which may be of use for teaching or general
interest, with Michael Newton, Part time lecturer at UCL and author of
Savage Girls and Wild Children and Dr James Law, Professor of Language
and Communication studies at City University, London.

This link will not be relevant for long, about a week:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/science/thematerialworld.shtml

You can listen to the programme online, until next week's appears to
replace it, here:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/science/rams/materialworld.ram

Last week's Book of the week on Radio 4 is Savage Girls
and Wild Children by Michael Newton--a history of the
feral child. It will be available to listen to until replaced by next
week's book, a day at a time.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/arts/book_of_the_week.shtml

1st part of it only available today (sat 1st & sun 2nd march):

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/arts/ram/book_week_mon.ram 
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