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Sunday, August 28 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
The art of investigation

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Hollywood may have desensitised us to violent crime and portray forensics as par for the course, but back in 1960, the kidnap and ransom of eight-year-old Graeme Thorne shocked the nation and confronted police detectives with circumstances they had never before encountered. Senior Crown Prosecutor and storyteller, Mark Tedeschi, talks to award-winning investigative journalist Linton Besser about writing true crime and corruption, how the investigation of crime and wrong-doing has changed, and the power of the media to be a force for good or fear.

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Linton Besser

Linton is a multi-award-winning reporter with the ABC's flagship investigative program Four Corners. His journalism in recent years has prompted a series of public inquiries and corruption findings against politicians, businessmen and other public officials. His investigation into... Read More →

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Mark Tedeschi

Mark Tedeschi is the Senior Crown Prosecutor for New South Wales prosecuting many significant criminal trials in New South Wales. His literary output includes a book on international trade law, articles on environmental, social welfare, business and criminal law, genealogy and history... Read More →

Sunday August 28, 2016 3:15pm - 4:15pm AEST
Main Hall Waverley Library, 32/48 Denison St, Bondi Junction NSW 2022