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Title First Australians: A Fair Deal For A Dark Race - South-Eastern Australia (1937-1967) - Ep 6 Of 7 / Director: Cole, Beck
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2015
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Summary Episode 6 A Fair Deal For a Dark Race - South-Eastern Australia (1937 - 1967)Directed by Beck ColeA mass political movement helped win constitutional rights in 1967, but it was built on successive, strategic campaigns conducted by the first Australians from the 1930s. Yorta Yorta man William Cooper forms the Australian Aborigines League in 1933 to continue his life-long campaign for equality. His nephew also becomes a political animal; Doug Nichols is a Church of Christ pastor who becomes a champion for those affected by the Maralinga nuclear bomb tests in the 1950s. (Commissioned by SBS, in English) (Documentary Series) (Part 6 of 7)
Notes Closed captioning in English
Event Broadcast 2015-05-04 at 03:00:00
Notes Classification: PG
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Civil rights.
Assimilation (Sociology)
Comparative government.
Culture conflict -- Religious aspects.
Nuclear weapons -- Testing.
South Australia -- Maralinga.
New South Wales -- Cummeragunja Mission.
Form Streaming video
Author Cole, Beck, director
Attwood, Bain, contributor
Briscoe, Gordon, contributor
Frankland, Richard, contributor
Goodall, Heather, contributor
Langton, Marcia, contributor
Lester, Yami, contributor
Mathyssen, Frances, contributor
Pascoe, Bruce, contributor
Pedersen, Pam, contributor
Read, Peter, contributor