EPISODE 9: ‘Treachery and Treason’

 ABOVE: The ‘IWW Twelve’: John Hamilton, Peter Larkin, Joseph Fagin, Wm. Teen, Donald Grant, Benjamin King, Thomas Glynn, Donald McPherson, Thomas Moore, Charles Reeve, William Beattie, B.Bob Besant.

ABOVE: The ‘IWW Twelve’: John Hamilton, Peter Larkin, Joseph Fagin, Wm. Teen, Donald Grant, Benjamin King, Thomas Glynn, Donald McPherson, Thomas Moore, Charles Reeve, William Beattie, B.Bob Besant.

A series of factory fires in Sydney in 1916 leads to a full-blown treason trial.

The case of the ‘IWW Twelve’ sees a dozen local members of a radical worldwide movement caught in a perfect political storm.

This episode is a sequel to Episode 1: A Dagger at the Heart of Society.

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Episode notes

Storyteller: Dr Stephen Gray, Monash Law School

Hosts: Dr Melissa Castan & James Pattison

Topics for law nerds: Criminal law, jury trials, juries, police corruption, royal commissions, police powers, separation of powers

Music in this episode:

All tracks by Podington Bear:
- 'Elephants on Parade'
- 'Senseless'
- 'Kaleidoscope'

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