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Whitlam: The Power and the Passion.

Thursday 23rd May / presented by Rewi Lyall

It was one of the most tumultuous periods in Australian politics, featuring characters and caricatures the like of which we’ve not seen since.

Now, a new documentary mini-series, ‘Whitlam: the power and the passion’ charts the rise and fall of one of our most divisive Prime Ministers.

It’s a bit of a departure for writer and director Paul Clarke, and Rewi Lyall spoke to him about why he stuck his toe into these contentious waters…

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