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The School of Total Education — A 1982 Radio Documentary

At the start of 1977 a new independent school opened its doors in the Melbourne inner city suburb of St Kilda. The School of Total Education was the realisation of a dream by Indian-Australian author, educationalist and Yoga teacher, Vijayadev Yogendra. Denzil Howson chose the school as the subject of this 1982 radio documentary. Read more…

The Flight of the Uiver

During the 1934 “Centennary Air Race” from London to Melbourne the Uiver became lost in a heavy storm and was forced to make an emergency night landing on the racecourse at Albury, New South Wales, a story that has become part of aviation folklore. This 1984 documentary by Denzil Howson captures the voices of many participants in that historical event. Read more…