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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

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

How Pixar became a creative powerhouse

11/15/2017
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Lawrence Levy was hired by Steve Jobs in 1994, to save a struggling animation company with a secret project

Duration: 00:49:41


Tony Martin and the comedy of suburbia

11/14/2017
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Tales from one of Australia’s most prolific comedy writers and performers

Duration: 00:49:06


Nutritionist Rosemary Stanton: breaking from the Brethren

11/13/2017
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Rosemary Stanton and her family had to break free of a religious sect before she could attend university

Duration: 00:51:03


How friendly were the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne?

11/12/2017
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Stories of subterfuge, tragedy and romance from the cold-war games

Duration: 00:56:17


Fishing in Eden

11/9/2017
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Historian and fishing enthusiast Anna Clark on the story of fishing in Australia

Duration: 00:50:52


A dynasty divided: the tragedy behind the Bradman of Billiards

11/8/2017
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Australia’s sporting Lindrum family was dogged by scandal and tragedy

Duration: 00:45:21


The boy from Port Pirie who guided the Bee Gees to global fame

11/7/2017
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Stephen Dando Collins returns with the story of Robert Stigwood

Duration: 00:50:35


The story of Australian soccer, from ethnic clubs to the A-League

11/6/2017
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Sports writer Joe Gorman on the unique challenges facing Australia's 'beautiful game'

Duration: 00:56:03


Phoenix of the working-class: Beatrix Campbell and the changing face of Britain

11/5/2017
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Princess Diana, public housing and the patriarchy — politics is always personal for one of Britain's most influential thinkers

Duration: 00:55:51


How the ocean liner changed the world

11/2/2017
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Maritime historian Chris Frame unfolds the history of these engineering marvels (R)

Duration: 00:52:14


Drawing magic from life and landscapes: Alison Lester

11/1/2017
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An adventurous spirit and deep connection to the land fill the pages of the books of this prolific author and illustrator

Duration: 00:50:56


The war of hearts and minds: Australian Special Forces in Afghanistan

10/31/2017
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Chris Masters on the fine balance between force and diplomacy for Australia's soldiers in Uruzghan

Duration: 00:50:48


Unlocking the secret life of Amelia, a deaf child with autism

10/30/2017
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Melinda Hildebrandt's daughter was frustrated and destructive, until her parents discovered what was wrong

Duration: 00:52:06


Irish novelist Marian Keyes

10/29/2017
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Now a wildly popular author, for many years Marian doubted her ability to write

Duration: 00:53:24


A mid-life love story which all changed, one morning in Lisbon

10/26/2017
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Susan Francis met the love of her life in her fifties. But things with the miner called Wayne didn’t turn out as she planned

Duration: 00:51:05


Kayaking Sydney’s Harbour

10/25/2017
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Scott Bevan on the harbour’s vivid history, generous people and quiet pleasures

Duration: 00:50:46


The boxer puppy and the bird of prey

10/24/2017
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A shocking event in Peta Clarke's early life saw her become one of the world's most respected animal trainers

Duration: 00:52:26


Seeing the world through a movie camera’s eye

10/23/2017
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Pieter de Vries has filmed the Earth's most remote corners - from its deepest oceans, to the jungles of Papua New Guinea.

Duration: 00:49:11


Bringing babies safely into life; the mission of a flying midwife

10/22/2017
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Jan Becker is a helicopter pilot, and a midwife in Tanzania, where she teaches infant resuscitation

Duration: 00:51:49


Masha Gessen: what the US can learn from Russia

10/19/2017
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Russian-American journalist and author Masha Gessen believes Donald Trump is a threat to democracy

Duration: 00:50:40

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