Conversations

Spend an hour in someone else's life. Conversations draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.

http://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/conversations/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 51m. Bisher sind 1548 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint täglich
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The honourable fight: 16 years as Director of Public Prosecutions NSW


Nicholas Cowdery oversaw some of Australia's most sensational cases during his 16 years in the role. His decisions often made him enemies in politics and the media, but he was always motivated by the prospect of a fair trial


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Watching the universe from the Hubble Space Telescope


NASA astronomer Jennifer Wiseman on exploring the design of the universe (R)


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Hidden histories of Chinese Australia


Tim Watts MP has a deeply personal reason for wanting to resurface stories about Chinese migrants to Australia. From pre-Federation, to the Kelly gang, to the Melbourne Olympics, he tells how their influence weaves right through our culture


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Capturing the souls of abandoned pets


Peter Sharp was working in sales when a spinal condition forced him to give up work. For a while, he believed he was unemployable. Then began taking photographs of lost and abandoned dogs, cats, guinea pigs and chickens


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Ray Bonner, Bolivia and the big risk


As a journalist, Ray Bonner exposed a massacre in Central America, and later helped release an innocent man from death row. Then he moved to Australia to make one of the riskiest decisions of his life


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Postcards from God — artist William Robinson


William is considered one of Australia's greatest living artists. But it took years for his work to be recognised as brilliant


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The ferocious power of Rebekah


At the age of 2, Rebekah Robertson's son George calmly explained to his mum that he was a girl, not a boy. After years of turmoil in the family, Rebekah began to devote much of her life to helping Georgie be herself. In the process, she changed history


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Clare Bowditch and the breakthrough


How Clare overcame grief she'd stored away since childhood, found a way to manage anxiety, and embraced a joyful, messy life


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Inside the dictator's mind


Frank Dikotter on the common personality traits of Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, Mao and other twentieth century dictators


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Armistice: The Good Friends


The story of two men who fought for different sides on the western front, and an unexpected friendship between their descendants (R)


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