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Conversations

ABC Radio

Society & Culture

Spend an hour in someone else's life each weekday. 'Conversations with Richard Fidler' draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.

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The charlatan who mesmerised gold-rush era Australia

July 5th, 2017

Episode 738 of 746 episodes

Writer Catherine Jinks became fascinated by the true story of a famous charlatan, Thomas Carr, who mesmerised and fought with audiences from the 1860s

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