Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

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Lianne La Havas, Reverse ageism, Paulette Brown

August 4th, 2015

Episode 319 of 724 episodes

Singer songwriter Lianne La Havas talks about striking up a musical friendship with Prince and about her new album, Blood. Can being younger, or just looking younger, hinder your success at work? A new novel, Motherland, is about a young girl growing up in the Midlands in the 1970s as the only teenage communist in town. The author talks about how fact meets fiction in her book. Paulette Brown is the first black woman to lead the American Bar Assocation. She talks about her career and what she aims to focus on during her presidency. Has snacking among young children increased? And if so, why and is it a problem? Presenter: Emma Barnett Producer: Lucinda Montefiore.

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