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Spend an hour in someone else's life. Conversations draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.

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    • Relationships

Spend an hour in someone else's life. Conversations draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.

    The pavlova in the suitcase

    The pavlova in the suitcase

    Michelle Garnaut on how she began one of the world's most famous restaurants in communist-era Shanghai (R)

    • 48 min
    The unusual life of Rima Hadchiti

    The unusual life of Rima Hadchiti

    At 100cm tall, Rima is one of the smallest people in the world. But throughout her life, she's demanded to be heard

    • 46 min
    Lorenzo Montesini's Vietnam War love story, and life after Pitty Pat

    Lorenzo Montesini's Vietnam War love story, and life after Pitty Pat

    In 1990 Lorenzo shocked Sydney society by leaving heiress Primrose Dunlop at the altar in Venice to run off with his best man. But behind the headlines was an epic love story which began in the Vietnam War

    • 44 min
    Benny and the pact with God

    Benny and the pact with God

    When doctors told Benny Agius her baby son had Down syndrome, she was full of anxiety about his future. Then Richard grew up to defy everyone's expectations

    • 47 min
    Taking the pulse of a dopesick nation

    Taking the pulse of a dopesick nation

    The opioid crisis is destroying hundreds of thousands of American lives and Beth Macy has been up close to it (R)

    • 49 min
    Villainesses, Vulcans, and a new sort of sexuality: the life of Judith Anderson

    Villainesses, Vulcans, and a new sort of sexuality: the life of Judith Anderson

    After a long career on stage, Australian Judith Anderson found screen stardom in 1940s Hollywood, then became a lesbian icon. Writer Desley Deacon tells her story

    • 42 min

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