In Black and White

In Black and White

Herald Sun

From alleyway gangsters to cold war spies to eccentric entrepreneurs, Australian history is full of colourful but forgotten characters. Host Jen Kelly talks with experts, historians and yarn spinners to uncover the untold stories of some of our most interesting and offbeat ancestors. 

Categories: Education

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Far from being a passive governor's wife, Jane Franklin spent her time coming up with innovative ideas to help the people of colonial Tasmania. Sadly, her notion to eradicate all snakes from the island was not one of them. Author Jim Haynes joins the show to tell more tales from his book Heroes, Rebels and Radicals of Convict Australia.,-Rebels-&-Radicals-of-Convict-Australia-9781761470370

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  • 251 - Lady Jane's snake vendetta - Part 1 
    Mon, 04 Dec 2023
  • 250 - Saviour of the fleet 
    Mon, 27 Nov 2023
  • 249 - The cold-blooded colonial boy 
    Mon, 20 Nov 2023
  • 248 - Wild love and the Russian menace Part 2. 
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