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. Dies ist ein täglich erscheinender Podcast
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Life in the shadow of Long Bay


Patrick Kennedy on growing up next door to some of Australia's most violent criminals (R)


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Surviving kidnap in Sierra Leone


Aminata Conteh-Biger was kidnapped by rebel militia when they stormed her village and ransacked her family home. A strange series of events saw her released, but then she was still being hunted


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The chair with five legs


As a girl, Davida Allen was brought up to be a proper young lady. Instead, she covered her naked body in paint and rolled around to make art. She grew up to become one of Australia's most famous painters (R)


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 2019-10-18  53m
 
 

Child convicts, lost boys and the murder at Point Puer


British boys as young as nine were transported to Van Diemen's Land for petty crime. 3000 of them were incarcerated at Point Puer, the first prison in the world built exclusively for children


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 2019-10-17  51m
 
 

Strange rescuers: my father's Holocaust


Juliet Rieden traces the story of her Czech father, who was taken as a child refugee to Britain a week before the Nazis arrived in Prague, and thus spared the fate of his extended family


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 2019-10-16  51m
 
 

Kumi’s Japanese inheritance


Australian journalist Kumi Taguchi grapples with divided loyalties after the death of her father


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 2019-10-15  51m
 
 

Story of a blood red rose


Kate Forsyth tells the origin story of a fairy tale staple, the ever-flowering red rose. Her version has its roots in Imperial China, and arrives via the French Revolution


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 2019-10-14  47m
 
 

Story of a blood red rose


Kate Forsyth tells the origin story of a fairy tale staple, the ever-flowering red rose. Her version has its roots in Imperial China, and arrives via the French Revolution


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 2019-10-14  47m
 
 

Dear Dolly Doctor, Am I normal?


Dr. Melissa Kang explained sex, puberty and periods to teen girls in her role as Dolly magazine's ‘Dolly Doctor’. She spent 23 years answering questions sent by mail, that young people were too embarrassed to ask out loud


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 2019-10-11  51m
 
 

Dear Dolly Doctor, Am I normal?


Dr. Melissa Kang explained sex, puberty and periods to teen girls in her role as Dolly magazine's ‘Dolly Doctor’. She spent 23 years answering questions sent by mail, that young people were too embarrassed to ask out loud


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 2019-10-11  51m