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The Conversation Hour podcast

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Society & Culture

On the Conversation Hour, you'll get to know great Australian and international guests as they share their stories with Jon Faine.

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

July 11th, 2016

Episode 441 of 602 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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