First drafts of history: rediscovering Victoria's war correspondents

Rediscover Victoria's great war correspondents in this Making Public Histories seminar.

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Alan Moorehead by Ida Kar, c1950s, National Portrait Gallery, UK
Credit: Alan Moorehead by Ida Kar, c1950s, National Portrait Gallery, UK
21 April 2016, 6:00pm7:30pm
Location Village Roadshow Theatrette
via Entry 3, La Trobe Street
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

From the Boer War to Vietnam and beyond, Australians have long relied on war correspondents to bring home reports from the front lines of conflict.

Rediscover Victoria's war correspondents including Alan Moorehead in this Making Public Histories seminar, with historians Garrie Hutchinson, Fay Anderson and Richard Trembath. Also hear from Mark Baker, CEO of the Melbourne Press Club, who will speak about the Library's Media legends display.

Afterwards, visit the Media legends display, presented in partnership with the Melbourne Press Club.

About the Making Public Histories seminar series

Making Public Histories is an ongoing seminar series exploring public history, contemporary society and heritage with discussions framed around topical issues. It is a joint initiative between State Library Victoria, the History Council of Victoria and Monash University Institute for Public History. 

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