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Location:

Sydney, NSW

Genres:

History

Description:

Rear Vision explains those complex contemporary situations we don't quite understand by providing the back-story to events in the news. History threads its way through many of our programs but its particular home is Hindsight.

Language:

English


Episodes

Middle East power struggles: a brief history

7/23/2016
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Recent events in Turkey add another level of geopolitical complication to a region that's become reliably consistent in its unrest and instability.

Duration: 00:15:51


The glory days of Perth's art deco cinemas

7/22/2016
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Perth has more old art deco cinemas still standing than any other capital city in Australia. A new book, Picture Palaces of the Golden West, explores their history.

Duration: 00:15:09


Iconic buildings: Viceroy House, Delhi

7/22/2016
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Colin Bisset takes us to the opulent Viceroy House.

Duration: 00:03:37


Excavating the history of our emotions

7/21/2016
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How do you feel right now? Happy, relaxed, mad, joyful?

Duration: 00:15:08


The Puppeteers of Prague

7/21/2016
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In Prague Regina Botros discovers a magical connection with the creative art of puppeteering.

Duration: 00:14:42


The glory days of Perth's art deco cinemas

7/18/2016
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Perth has more old art deco cinemas still standing than any other capital city in Australia. A new book, Picture Palaces of the Golden West, explores their history.

Duration: 00:12:46


Tom Griffiths on the art of history writing

7/17/2016
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Historian Tom Griffiths on the art of telling true stories about our past.

Duration: 00:13:25


Letters to Lindy Chamberlain explored in new play

7/15/2016
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Alana Valentine's latest play looks at the Australia public's varied reaction to the case of Lindy Chamberlain, who was wrongfully convicted of murdering her baby daughter Azaria.

Duration: 00:15:01


Iconic Buildings: The Galleria, Milan

7/15/2016
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Linger with Colin Bissett in the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

Duration: 00:03:33


Trumpism

7/13/2016
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Next week at the Republican Convention in Cleveland Donald Trump will officially become the Republican nominee for the 2016 Presidential election. How has it come to this and does he stand a chance of winning?

Duration: 00:12:29


Turnbullism

7/13/2016
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Well we finally have a winner! The Coalition government led by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull have returned to government albeit with a reduced majority. It took just over a week to declare the winner but was the result unusual or has this happened before?

Duration: 00:13:20


Sounds of Then: Crime and punishment

7/13/2016
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True crime stories are a rich source of folklore and music

Duration: 00:22:42


A sweet mystery

7/12/2016
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Lamingtons, pavs and anzac bickies are all great aussie bakery beauties. But what about the neenish tart?

Duration: 00:28:23


Israeli writer Nir Baram's novel Good People

7/11/2016
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Nir Baram has written a novel about the Second World War that circles around the Holocaust, raising questions about collaboration and individual action.

Duration: 00:16:35


A sting in the tail: our relationship with the scorpion

7/11/2016
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The scorpion carries the reputation of a dangerous and formidable creature and yet it's venom may have prove to have valuable healing properties.

Duration: 00:18:13


The Grand Old Party: The Republicans

7/9/2016
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The Republican Party, or "Grand Old Party" as it is affectionately known, is one of the world's oldest political parties. Founded by anti-slavery activists in 1854, it espoused the ideals of "free labour, free land, free men". It believed in government support for business which included: high tariffs to promote economic growth, high wages and high profits, generous pensions for Union veterans, and the annexation of Hawaii. So how did the Republican Party become the party of Donald Trump?

Duration: 00:28:49


Iconic Buildings: Jewish Museum, Berlin

7/8/2016
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'The exquisite quietness of the Jewish Museum is filled with rage.'

Duration: 00:03:47


One hundred years: Fromelles and Pozieres

7/8/2016
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Commemorating two of Austalia's deadliest battles in military history.

Duration: 00:12:38


The Chilcot Iraq war inquiry

7/6/2016
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It's been seven years and £10million but this week the Chilcot report into British involvement in the 2003 Iraq war has finally been published. What did it find?

Duration: 00:27:29


Wake up baby!

7/6/2016
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An atmospheric journey into the sometimes unsettling world of "reassuring" technology

Duration: 00:28:14

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