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How old newspaper clippings in ABC archives played a key part in The Eleventh podcast about Gough Whitlam's dismissal - Radio - ABC News

How old newspaper clippings in ABC archives played a key part in The Eleventh podcast about Gough Whitlam's dismissal - Radio - ABC News
The Eleventh is a seven-part series that brings to life 1970s Australian politics and the events that led to the sacking of the 21st Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam for an audience who didn't live through it. The Eleventh podcast audio player teaser The Eleventh INTRODUCING — The Eleventh What do you know about the 11th of November 1975? The Eleventh podcast relives the dramatic series of events that shook the foundations of Australia's democracy. "We set out to make a really contemporary-sounding series," says The Eleventh executive producer Nikki Tugwell. "We wanted to find untold stories, first-hand accounts and take the audience back into the moment, like they were experiencing it as it unfolded." She says the ABC Reference Library team played a key role in bringing the series to life. Since 1963, newspaper clippings have been carefully filed at the ABC, initially as a resource for the Four Corners program. An article from The Sun newspaper about Junie Morosi in December, 1974. "Oh!

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