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The best of BBC Radio 3's flagship arts and ideas programme Free Thinking - featuring in-depth interviews and debates with artists, scientists and public figures.


R3Arts: Night Waves - The Nation State 12 Dec 12

December 13th, 2012

Episode 254 of 1341 episodes

How relevant is the Nation-State in today's world? Philip Dodd debates the future of the Nation -State with political commentator Will Hutton, New Generation Thinker Adriana Sinclair, Turkish novelist Elif Shafak and historian Quentin Skinner. Susannah Clapp reviews Martin Crimp's new play In The Republic of Happiness. And Philip talks to Wm Paul Young, the American Christian author whose debut novel The Shack has sold over 18 million copies.

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