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The Conversation Hour with Jon Faine

ABC Local

Society & Culture

Known for his provocative and probing debate, quick wit and willingness to ask the stickiest of questions, Jon Faine delivers thought-provoking radio.

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History: How do we decide what to remember? Can we choose what to forget?

July 11th, 2016

Episode 441 of 507 episodes

Who gets a statue? Which events are popularised in books? And what happens as societies change and events or people which were memorialised are no longer thought admirable? A look at the way we commemorate, and the historians who lead us back in time.

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