Broadcast on Manawatu People's Radio 16 July, 2019. Jim Esson, part 1 of 2.
Entomologist in the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), 1950s. Structure of DSIR, relationship with Massey Agricultural College. Nationality of staff. Selection of research topics. Cicadas. Change when restructured into Crown Research Institutes. Detail on cicadas. Move towards outside funding for research.