Australian Biography

Full episodes

Ep8 - Noel Tovey

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Noel Tovey - An intensely moving interview with choreographer and director Noel Tovey. Considering the horror of his childhood, it's amazing that Noel Tovey survived at all. In Pentridge Jail at age 17, he contemplated suicide, but the voices of his...

Ep7 - May O'brien

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May O’Brien - Educator and writer, May O’Brien discusses her life, from her removal to Mount Margaret Aboriginal Mission as a child, to her work as a teacher at that same school. (From Australia) (Documentary) (Rpt) PG CC

Ep6 - Bill Harney

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Bill Harney - Robin Hughes talks with Aboriginal elder Bill Harney, born to a Wardaman Aboriginal woman and a white father. As a half cast child, he was darkened with charcoal in order to avoid being "removed" as his sister had been. In this progra...

Ep5 - Charles Perkins

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Short Synopsis Aboriginal Activist Charles Perkins Talks About His Fight To Defend Aboriginal Interests In Changing Political Circumstances.

Ep4 - Jimmy Little

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Jimmy Little is an artist who comes from a long line of entertainers. He gave himself to music at the age of 13 when he lost his mother to tetanus. He used music as therapy for the sorrow he felt.
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