147 : A Brave Medical Life 
first broadcast:
Fri Dec 10 2010 
11.00 am 
Radio 4 
presenter:
Mark Whitaker 
producer:
Mark Whitaker 
200 years ago Samuel Hahnemann published the founding text of homeopathy. This programme looks at his controversial life and ideas in the context of early 19th medicine.  

 
146 : The New MBAs (2) 
first broadcast:
Mon Nov 22 2010 
11.00 am 
Radio 4 
presenter:
Mark Whitaker 
producer:
Mike Hally 
Following last week’s look at the UK, this programme examines how American business schools are responding to the Crash of 2008 by placing more emphasis on ethical issues.  

 
145 : The New MBAs (1) 
first broadcast:
Mon Nov 15 2010 
11.00 am 
Radio  
presenter:
Mark Whitaker 
producer:
Mike Hally 
A critical look at how UK business schools are responding to the Crash of 2008 by teaching more about ethics, sustainability and corporate responsibility (part 2 will look at the US) 

 
144 : William Quilliam 
first broadcast:
Wed Oct 20 2010 
11.00 am 
Radio 4 
presenter:
Mark Whitaker 
producer:
Mark Whitaker 
1. The programmes explores the life of one of the most extraordinary and controversial Victorians – William Quilliam, who established the first community of English Muslims in Liverpool in the 1890s. 

 
143 : Britain on the Bottle (10) 
first broadcast:
Fri Jul 30 2010 
3.45 pm 
Radio 4 
presenter:
Mark Whitaker 
producer:
Mark Whitaker 
The ‘Drink Question’; Past and Present To round off his history series on the politics of alcohol Mark Whitaker talks to Britain’s leading historians on the subject, asking them how the past can inform present policy.  

 
142 : Britain on the Bottle (9) 
first broadcast:
Thu Jul 29 2010 
3.45 pm 
Radio 4 
presenter:
Mark Whitaker 
producer:
Mark Whitaker 
The Doctors Take Over: Continuing his series on the politics of alcohol in Britain Mark Whitaker looks at how and why the NHS, in the 1960s, embarked on the hospital treatment of alcoholics.  

 
141 : Britain on the Bottle (8) 
first broadcast:
Wed Jul 28 2010 
8.31 am 
Radio 4 
presenter:
Mark Whitaker 
producer:
Mark Whitaker 
The Improved Pub: Mark Whitaker’s series on the politics of alcohol reaches the 1920s. With consumption falling, and nationalisation threatened, the industry invested heavily in ‘improved pubs’. 

 
140 : Britain on the Bottle (7) 
first broadcast:
Tue Jul 27 2010 
3.45 pm 
Radio 4 
presenter:
Mark Whitaker 
producer:
Mark Whitaker 
The Central Control Board: Continuing his series on the politics of the ‘Drink Question’ Mark Whitaker looks at the Central Control Board, set up in 1915 to run some of the liquor trade for the state.  

 
139 : Britain on the Bottle (6) 
first broadcast:
Mon Jul 26 2010 
3.45 pm 
Radio 4 
presenter:
Mark Whitaker 
producer:
Mark Whitaker 
‘Habitual Drunkards’ and the Asylum: As part of his history series on the politics of alcohol Mark Whitaker looks at the late C19th panic over ‘habitual drunkards’, when special asylums were built for them.  

 
138 : Britain on the Bottle (5) 
first broadcast:
Fri Jul 23 2010 
8.31 am 
Radio 4 
presenter:
Mark Whitaker 
producer:
Mark Whitaker 
Political Thinkers and the Drink Question Continuing his history series on the politics of alcohol Mark Whitaker shows how for John Stuart Mill and T.H. Green the ‘Drink Question’ raised the central dilemmas of liberalism. 

 

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