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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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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.

    A history of war

    A history of war

    Historian Gwynne Dyer on his search to understand whether war is embedded in human nature, and why things are changing, despite the world becoming less violent over the past seven decades

    • 1 hr
    Anita Jacoby uncovers painful secrets hidden by her loving father

    Anita Jacoby uncovers painful secrets hidden by her loving father

    Anita Jacoby has spent decades uncovering the truth about other people, but when she turned the lens on her own father, she was shocked

    • 50 min
    Building a school for the world’s poorest children — Gemma Sisia's story

    Building a school for the world’s poorest children — Gemma Sisia's story

    A donation of land and $10 was all Australian-born Gemma needed to establish The School of St Jude in Tanzania (R)

    • 55 min
    Tom Tilley: losing my religion

    Tom Tilley: losing my religion

    Tom Tilley was raised in a loving Pentecostal family, but as he grew up he began to question the church's teachings, especially when it came to speaking in tongues

    • 53 min
    Searching for Margot

    Searching for Margot

    When teacher and actor Ned Manning lost his mother when he was 12 years old, he knew little about her life. So as an adult, he set off to re-imagine the life she shared with his father through WWII

    • 44 min
    The audacious athletes who cheated their way to the top

    The audacious athletes who cheated their way to the top

    From dodgy marathon runners to table tennis stars who 'dope' their paddles, there are few sports which can claim immunity from cheating

    • 51 min

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