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 1538 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint täglich
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William Dalrymple on the ruthless rise of the British East India Company


The outrageous story of a group of financiers from a poor and damp island on the outer rim of Europe, who created a private company that became the biggest military and political power in all of India


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Archie Roach: turning spirit into song


Archie tells of writing Took the Children Away and playing it in public for the first time, of his belated reunion with his siblings, and his love story with Ruby Hunter


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Di Morrissey and the tragedy on Lovett Bay


Di Morrissey grew up in a tiny village only accessible by rowboat with Chips Rafferty and Dorothea Mackellar as neighbours. In 1954, a terrible accident on Lovett Bay changed everything


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The writer and the Prince


While fleeing the aftermath of a failed marriage, Hilary McPhee accepted a job in Jordan to write the autobiography of a Hashemite Prince. Living alone for the first time, she was plunged into extreme loneliness


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Murgon's shining star


Leah Purcell was a teenager working in a small-town meatworks when she discovered her true path in life


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The force of Will


Winemaker Will Rikard-Bell was working at Hunter Valley winery when a catastrophic explosion knocked him off his feet. He sustained burns to 70% of his body, and his skin needed to be almost entirely rebuilt (R)


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In the shadowlands: McMafia author Misha Glenny on organised crime


As a young man studying in Europe, Misha formed underground links that would propel his whole career. The former BBC correspondent interviews criminals all over the world to understand the all-pervasive webs of modern organised crime


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In the shadowlands: McMafia author Misha Glenny on organised crime


As a young man studying in Europe, Misha formed underground links that would propel his whole career. The former BBC correspondent interviews criminals all over the world to understand the all-pervasive webs of modern organised crime


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Que Minh Luu doesn’t need a hug


How hot young widows, perceptive friends and twitter kept television executive Que afloat after the death of her husband


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Tara Westover's escape from ignorance


Tara was raised by parents who were radical Mormon survivalists, preparing for the End of Days. Although they didn't believe in traditional schooling, Tara taught herself in secret and made it to Cambridge and Harvard (R)


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