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On ABC Classic FM Midday, Margaret Throsby interviews special guests who give extraordinary insights into their life and work, thoughts and feelings. Margaret's guest list reads like a who's who of Australia and the world, but also includes less well-known people with their own remarkable stories. It is Margaret's warmth and her deep engagement with people that make these ABC Classic FM Midday interviews a 'must subscribe' podcast.


George Gittoes

October 21st, 2015

Episode 165 of 243 episodes

Australian artist, George Gittoes, has spent much of his life in conflict zones. He's this year's recipient of the Sydney Peace Prize, for promoting peace through his art. Now living and working in Taliban controlled territory in Afghanistan, he has set up and funded an art centre where local Afghans - artists and street children alike - can develop their creative skills.

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