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Conversations with Richard Fidler

ABC (Australia)

Conversations features real people telling true stories. They might not be famous but they have seen and done amazing things.

Conversations features real people telling true stories. They might not be famous but they have seen and done amazing things.
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Location:

Brisbane, QLD

Genres:

Podcasts

Description:

Conversations features real people telling true stories. They might not be famous but they have seen and done amazing things.

Twitter:

@abcconvos

Language:

English

Contact:

Conversations GPO Box 9994 Brisbane 4001 07 3377 5567


Episodes

The end of the Milky Way

11/19/2018
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Astrophysicist Lisa Harvey-Smith on how Andromeda is due to collide with our galaxy in five billion years time

Duration:00:51:53

The blood-soaked history of the Münster Anabaptists

11/18/2018
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Historian Paul Ham explains the short life and terrible death of Christendom's most defiant sect

Duration:00:51:53

How Johnathan Thurston became one of the greats

11/15/2018
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When Johnathan was a boy he was written off as too skinny and too wild for rugby league

Duration:00:56:47

Pink diamonds and crocodiles: a Kimberley tale

11/14/2018
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How Frauke Bolten-Boshammer raised a farm, a family and a diamond empire from the red dirt of Kununurra

Duration:00:51:46

With ears wide open: stories from a master field recordist

11/13/2018
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Chris Watson worked alongside David Attenborough for 20 years, pioneering up-close field recording of birds and animals (R)

Duration:00:50:46

David Marr on his perplexing, beloved country

11/12/2018
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David began his working life digging ditches, before he found his calling as a writer

Duration:00:47:47

An unexpected mid-life love story

11/11/2018
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Susan Francis was in her 50s when she met Wayne, who became the great love of her life. But their story together didn't turn out as planned (R)

Duration:00:51:40

Armistice: The Shattered Village

11/8/2018
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A century ago the little town of Pozieres was known as the worst place on earth

Duration:00:53:04

Armistice: The Underground City

11/7/2018
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A cave network in France with thousands of signatures, written in pencil by Australian soldiers from the First World War

Duration:00:52:29

Armistice: The Good Friends

11/6/2018
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The story of two men who fought for different sides on the western front, and an unexpected friendship between their descendants

Duration:00:52:45

Liz Ellis on infertility, netball and love

11/5/2018
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While struggling to conceive her son, Liz faced infertility head on. She found it hard to access reliable information on the subject (R)

Duration:00:52:12

#Thisflag and the man behind a movement

11/4/2018
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Zimbabwean pastor Evan Mawarire inadvertently began a grassroots democracy movement which contributed to the removal of Robert Mugabe

Duration:00:52:06

Candy Devine's life on the air

11/1/2018
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The girl from a Queensland cane farm who became Candy Devine, Northern Ireland's first black radio star

Duration:00:52:42

The Google truth serum

10/31/2018
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Steph Stephens-Davidowitz says what, how and when we Google is deeply revealing

Duration:00:51:30

A boy, his pony and the Sydney Harbour Bridge

10/30/2018
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Lennie Gwyther was 9 years old when he rode Ginger Mick from country Victoria to Sydney to be at the opening of the Bridge (R)

Duration:00:52:13

Helping troubled kids find a way back

10/29/2018
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Bernie Shakeshaft was a wild teenager who grew up become a jackeroo and a dingo trapper. Then he began helping kids in trouble

Duration:00:52:29

Safari suits and Quiche Lorraine

10/28/2018
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Richard Glover revisits the landscape of his Australian childhood, when parenting was lackadaisical, and avocados were a rarity

Duration:00:48:57

Anne Summers on taking centre stage

10/25/2018
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Anne has worked in the midst of power on both sides of the Pacific, as a prominent journalist, policy advisor and magazine editor

Duration:00:52:51

North Korea from the inside

10/24/2018
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Veteran reporter Jean Lee did the seemingly impossible from within Pyongyang

Duration:00:52:23

Blade runner Dave Henson: after the blast

10/23/2018
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After losing both legs to an IED, veteran and Paralympian Dave Henson is applying his unique insight to developing advanced prosthetics

Duration:00:52:20