The La Trobe Three
Politics, protests and prison life. 45 years to the month since they were released from Pentridge Prison – hear for the first time the full story of University student protestors dubbed the La Trobe Three. It’s a story that made headline news – three young student activists ordered to be jailed indefinitely for disobeying a University order to stay off campus. Their defiance earnt them a prison term in one of Melbourne’s most notorious jails and set about a series of life-changing consequences.
- Professor Katie Holmes, Historian, Director of the Centre for the Study of the Inland, La Trobe University
- Brian Pola, Former President La Trobe University Student Council,
- Fergus Robinson, Master Preliminary (History La Trobe University) and Dip Ed.
- Barry York, Former President, La Trobe Labour Club
Recorded on 24 August 2017 at the State Library Victoria Theatrette
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