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The Science Show - Separate stories podcast

ABC Radio National

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

The Science Show separate stories podcast makes it easy to find your favourite stories each week. Your essential source of what's making news in the complex world of scientific research, scandal and discovery, The Science Show with Robyn Williams is one of the longest running programs on Australian radio.

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Sex, death and desperation: Infanticide in colonial Western Australia (1829-1901)

December 5th, 2015

Episode 327 of 483 episodes

Amanda Gardiner tells the tale of a young single woman in Fremantle who became pregnant in 1832, was ostracised, shamed and driven into poverty and how her newborn son died.

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