Woman's Hour Collection - The Archives Are Open for All

The best thing about the internet is the access we have to archives of radio shows that were on when you were not alive. BBC Radio 4 have restored interviews and highlights for the Woman's Hour archive.  Woman's Hour is a week day hour long radio magazine program on BBC Radio 4 that has been on the air since 7 October 1946 and its collection of interviews range from Enid Blyton, Maya Angelou, Hilary Clinton, Winnie Mandela, Doris Lessing, Gloria Steinem, Nancy Astor, June Chang, Benazir Bhutto to many more. It is basically free access to great discussions featuring incredible women from all around the world.

This is the best thing about a public broadcast system, it gives you glimpses of history and lives from the last 67 years. For free. Just go there and a listen.   

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Woman's Hour has had the same basic format over the years. The first 45 minutes are reports, interviews and debates on issues such as health, education, cultural and political topics aimed at women. The last 15 minutes is a drama serial which are periodically changed.   There have been only 10 full time presenters throughout the 67 years