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Rear Vision

ABC (Australia)

News and current affairs are instantaneous but more often than not presented in a historical vacuum. This show attempts to change this by presenting contemporary events and people in their historical context.

News and current affairs are instantaneous but more often than not presented in a historical vacuum. This show attempts to change this by presenting contemporary events and people in their historical context.
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Location:

Melbourne, Australia

Description:

News and current affairs are instantaneous but more often than not presented in a historical vacuum. This show attempts to change this by presenting contemporary events and people in their historical context.

Language:

English

Contact:

Rear Vision GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001 (02) 8333 5311


Episodes

The post civil rights period

1/20/2018
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The recent clash between white nationalists and protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia reminds us that race is and always has been an explosive political issue in the United States.

Duration: 00:28:51


The events that led to the Civil Rights movement

1/13/2018
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The recent clash between white nationalists and protesters in Charlottesville Virginia reminds us that race is and always has been an explosive political issue in the United States.

Duration: 00:28:51


The origins of racism in the US

1/6/2018
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In the shadow of slavery: The roots of racism in the US.

Duration: 00:28:51


The president and the press

12/30/2017
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Reporting from the White House - how the media have covered the president and the president has managed the press.

Duration: 00:29:36


Gibraltar

12/23/2017
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As the UK enters negotiations over its departure from the European Union, Gibraltar fears that it could become a bargaining chip.

Duration: 00:29:24


The history of plastic

12/16/2017
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The story of plastic is the story of the modern world. It's endlessly useful but an environmental headache.

Duration: 00:29:18


Heard Island and Australia in the Antarctic

12/9/2017
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Australia in the Antarctic and the story of Heard Island, a tiny, volcanic dot on the map.

Duration: 00:28:51


Citizenship: An Idea

12/2/2017
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Citizenship is a western notion, and is in many respects like a membership in a fancy club - where decisions are made about who is to be included and who is not. But what does citizenship mean in the context of a globalised world where the number of refugees is increasing every year? And why do some of us have two or more citizenships, while others have none?

Duration: 00:29:15


Battle over the Timor Sea

11/25/2017
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How should Timor-Leste and Australia divide the gas and oil wealth under the Timor Sea?

Duration: 00:29:01


Catalan Independence

11/18/2017
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The independence referendum last month highlighted the deep division within Catalonia and the political gulf between Catalonians and the Spanish government

Duration: 00:29:06


Karl Marx - the man and his ideas

11/11/2017
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Karl Marx - who was he and why was he so influential?

Duration: 00:29:07


What is the legacy of the Russian Revolution?

11/4/2017
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The Bolshevik or Russian Revolution of October 1917 (by the Russian calendar), was one of most significant moments in modern history.

Duration: 00:28:51


The auto industry is a business in transition. What’s being left behind and where is it headed?

10/28/2017
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Rear Vision traces the story of car making from the Ford production line to today’s global industry.

Duration: 00:28:58


In the shadow of slavery: The Post Civil Rights Period

10/21/2017
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The recent clash between white nationalists and protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia reminds us that race is and always has been an explosive political issue in the United States.

Duration: 00:28:51


African Americans and race relations in America

10/7/2017
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The recent clash between white nationalists and protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia reminds us that race is and always has been an explosive political issue in the United States.

Duration: 00:28:51


The origins of racism in the US

9/23/2017
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The roots of the recent resurgence of racism in the US lie in the founding of the nation.

Duration: 00:28:51


After 12 years at the top, can Angela Merkel win a fourth term as chancellor?

9/16/2017
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In an age of uncertainty, unrest and political upsets, Rear Vision sets the scene.

Duration: 00:28:51


The Silk Road meets the One Belt One Road initiative

9/9/2017
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China under Xi Jinping, is seeking to bring together the Silk Road Economic Belt and the Maritime Silk Road through a vast network of railways, roads, pipelines, ports, and telecommunications infrastructure. The idea being to promote economic integration from China, through Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, to Europe. It’s a very ambition idea and one that harks back to the Old Silk Road routes which connected China with Central Asia and on to the Mediterranean.

Duration: 00:28:51


Bitcoin - the back story

9/2/2017
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Behind the bitcoin boom

Duration: 00:28:51


Australian Banks: How did we get here?

8/26/2017
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Political pressure is increasing on the major banks

Duration: 00:28:51

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