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Watch a discussion on the journalist known as the Vagabond, with historian Michael Cannon and Bob Flippen.
Watch Allan Myers AC QC as he delivers the Redmond Barry Lecture 2016 on the legacy and future of Sir Redmond Barry's optimistic vision.
Hear tips from Jack Martin on researching the teachers in your family tree, presented during Family History Feast 2016.
Hear a lively panel discussion about the Confedrate ship Shenandoah's 1865 visit – an event that both thrilled and divided Melbourne.
Discover the story of Victoria's pioneering war correspondents in this thought-provoking video from our Making Public Histories seminar series.
Discover how social upheavals influenced couture in this fascinating discussion featuring experts on fashion and history.
Hear Helen Kapalos, Chairperson of the Victorian Multicultural Commission, in a thought-provoking discussion on achieving social change.
Hear some of Australia's most-celebrated creative minds discuss how they explore human rights, reconciliation and social justice in their work.
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