It's A Long Story
About This Show
Hamish Macdonald uncovers the stories behind the ideas of some of the world’s leading academics, culture creators and thinkers. It’s A Long Story is produced at the Sydney Opera House as part of the Talks and Ideas program. The second season was recorded during Bingefest 2016 and features a number of renowned guests including Jad Abumrad, host of Radiolab, Julie Snyder, co-creator of Serial and author and comedian, Gretel Killeen.
Most Recent Episode
Mei Fong | Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist
Mei Fong is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who covered China for the Wall Street Journal for many years. Her book, "One Child", the story of China's most radical experiment details the repercussions of the one-child policy. Originally implemented to kerb population growth, the one-child policy resulted in immense suffering and hundreds of thousands of infant deaths. By the time the government announced it was ending the policy in 2015, China had a surplus of 33 million men and population numbers that were dropping drastically.