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Thu Apr 7: Susan in Rome; Disempowered Men; Winning Teen Songwriter
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Susan in Rome
Susan Wood joins the queue and feels the emotion in the crowd of millions queuing to say farewell to Pope John Paul II. She reports live from Rome on what it's been like at the Vatican over the last couple of days.

Touching a Nerve
Has John Tamihere hit on something when he talks about a diminished role of men, or is he just bleating? Bryan Seymour takes to the streets to find out if the average heterosexual make is disempowered, while in the studio Mark Sainsbury talks to Philip Chapman from the Father and Child Society about his take on Tamihere's comments about men.

Winning Kiwi Lyricist
Robyn Janes reports on the remarkable Auckland teenager Gin Wigmore who wrote a song that has taken first place in the prestigious International Songwriting Competition . Her song beat 1100 entries from 77 countries, wowing Macy Grey and Puff Daddy.

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