Hindsight - Program podcast

ABC Radio National

Society & Culture, History

Hindsight is the only program on Australian radio devoted exclusively to social history. It offers new perspectives on well-known aspects of the past and brings to light those stories long-ignored on the public record. The memories of ordinary Australians are woven into complex, credible and satisfying documentaries. Hindsight is published every Sunday.


Stories about objects with meaning: from glory boxes to the jersey which tied two families together across hemispheres

July 13th, 2014

Episode 44 of 71 episodes

A story that spans seventy years, ties two distant countries together, and tracks the journey of an object, a gift, as it comes full circle back to its owner. Football, romance and long lost love ... And the heyday of the glory box.

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