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It is talk radio with a difference. From razor-sharp analysis of current events to the hottest debates in politics, science, philosophy and culture, this program opens up a world of ideas, putting you firmly in the big picture. Presented by Phillip Adams.

It is talk radio with a difference. From razor-sharp analysis of current events to the hottest debates in politics, science, philosophy and culture, this program opens up a world of ideas, putting you firmly in the big picture. Presented by Phillip Adams.
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Sydney, NSW

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It is talk radio with a difference. From razor-sharp analysis of current events to the hottest debates in politics, science, philosophy and culture, this program opens up a world of ideas, putting you firmly in the big picture. Presented by Phillip Adams.

Twitter:

@LNLonRN

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English

Contact:

Late Night Live GPO Box 9994 Sydney, NSW Australia 2001 02-8333 1379


Episodes

Trace: part one

1/17/2018
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In a special Late Night Live Summer special, we bring you Trace. Maria James was stabbed 68 times in her own home. For 37 years, police have failed to solve her murder. Her two sons — and one former top cop — have never given up hope. The ABC's Rachael Brown investigates the 37-year-old cold case, and begins to unravel the things in Maria’s life which may hold clues to the murder, including her relationship with the Church.

Duration: 00:53:51


Catching a serial killer and America's white trash

1/16/2018
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Detective Steve Fulcher says the system is broken when it comes to catching a serial killer and Nancy Isenberg traces the history of America's white underclass.

Duration: 00:53:21


Mobile retirees; Richard Nixon biography

1/15/2018
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On the road with America's downwardly mobile retirees. Nixon, the President who invented the politics of grievance.

Duration: 00:53:21


Nordic nationalism and the agricultural insurgency

1/11/2018
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What is the relationship between music and the rise of Nordic nationalism and Charles Massey calls for a complete rethink of agricultural practices.

Duration: 00:53:21


Kushnerville, Malek Jandali, the history of ABC news

1/10/2018
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Jared Kushner's tenants complain to the New York Times, Syrian born pianist Malek Jandali tells his story and the history of the ABC news in Australia.

Duration: 00:52:47


Behind jihadi lines, women and the law and the birth of the FBI.

1/9/2018
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Souad Mekhennet describes life reporting from behind jihadi lines, Bri Lee talks about the challenges for women in the law and David Grann tells the remarkable story behind the Osage people and the murder investigations that led to the establishment of the FBI.

Duration: 00:53:21


Anne Boelyn, Mata Hari and Hong Kong

1/4/2018
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What was the impact of Anne Boelyn's early days in the court in the Netherlands, was Mata Hari a villain or victim and the history of protest in Hong Kong.

Duration: 00:55:00


The new news, who can press the nukes button and Osama on the lam

1/1/2018
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How will we get the news in the future, just who can press the nuclear button to instigate a nuclear strike and the fascinating story of Osama bin Laden on the run.

Duration: 00:53:32


Finding Fibonacci and the great Queen of Spain, Isabella

12/28/2017
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Leonardo Fibonacci contributed much more to Western civilisation than his infamous sequence and young Queen Isabella transformed Spain into a global power.

Duration: 00:53:21


The papal report card

12/27/2017
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After four years in the papacy, how is the Pope faring on the critical issues of the role of women in the church and the continuing child abuse scandal.

Duration: 00:53:21


Valerie Hudson on feminism and terrorism, a history of the Assad dynasty, and the death of Hugh Hefner.

12/26/2017
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Valerie Hudson explores the link between a country's oppression of women and their likelihood of being involved in international conflict, the long relationship between the USA and the Assad dynasty and de-lionising Hugh Hefner.

Duration: 00:53:21


Paul Robeson and Patrick Cockburn

12/25/2017
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Paul Robeson managed to push his political beliefs on the strength of his prodigious talents and Patrick Cockburn shares his insights on journalism and the rise of ISIS.

Duration: 00:53:21


Lyndal Roper on Martin Luther and Yuri Slezkine on the House of Government in Moscow.

12/21/2017
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Lyndal Roper joins us to mark 500 years since Martin Luther pinned his theses to the castle door in Wittenberg and Yuri Slezkine gives the perspective on the Russian Revolution from the residents of the House of Government.

Duration: 00:55:21


David Marr on Pauline Hanson and the life and times of Chuck Berry

12/20/2017
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David Marr on Pauline Hanson and the early adventures of the remarkable Chuck Berry.

Duration: 00:53:21


Joe Turow on privacy and Anne Applebaum on the Red Famine

12/19/2017
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Joe Turow explains how retailers know a lot about you through your smart phone use and Anne Applebaum takes us back to the famine in Ukraine created by Stalin in the 1930s.

Duration: 00:54:31


Empathy, Saddam Hussein and Pupfluencers

12/18/2017
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Paul Bloom believes there is an argument against empathy, John Nixon recounts his debriefing of the surprisingly charming Saddam Hussein and how to become a pupfluencer.

Duration: 00:53:21


Alberto Manguel on curiosity

12/14/2017
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Curiosity can lead to danger, but also into discovery.

Duration: 00:53:21


Shashi Tharoor and the Amazon economy

12/13/2017
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Shashi Tharoor describes the de-industralisation of India under British rule and Lina Khan discusses the rise and rise of Amazon.

Duration: 00:53:21


Kate Summerscale on true crime reporting

12/12/2017
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Kate Summerscale has won the prestigious Samuel Johnson Award for non-fiction. Her recent book covers Victorian era crimes including child murder.

Duration: 00:53:48


The Great Strike of 1917

12/11/2017
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In August 1917 around 100,000 workers went on strike to protest against changes to working conditions. This panel of experts discuss the causes and consequences of this infamous strike.

Duration: 00:53:21

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