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Title Australian Story: The Courage Of Her Convictions
Published Australia : ABC, 2011
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Summary Introduced by Liz Broderick, Australian Sex Discrimination CommissionerWhen Catherine Smith was found not guilty of attempting to murder her own husband it was a turning point in one of the most extraordinary cases in Australian criminal history. Ms Smith and her six children had suffered twenty years of terror at the hands of her husband, Kevin. The authorities seemed powerless to help and Kevin Smith made it clear he would stop at nothing in his efforts to punish and control the people he regarded as his property. But in the last few months, the diminutive Catherine Smith has finally succeeded in turning the tables on a man now regarded as nothing less than a psychopath
Event Broadcast 2011-09-19 at 20:00:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Criminal attempt.
Husband and wife -- Conduct of life.
Prosecution -- Evaluation.
Victims of family violence.
Form Streaming video
Author Anderson, Bryson, contributor
Broderick, Elizabeth, host
Dennis, Mark, contributor
Smith, Catherine, contributor
Smith, Keith, contributor
Smith, Vickie, contributor
Stewart, Phillip W, contributor