Maurice and Doris Blackburn: the struggle for freedom 1914 – 1970

Maurice and Doris Blackburn: the struggle for freedom 1914 – 1970

Listen to Dr Carolyn Rasmussen discuss the fascinating story of Doris and Maurice Blackburn.

Dr Carolyn Rasmussen tells the remarkable story of the partnership of prominent lawyer, Maurice Blackburn and his social activist wife Doris, both of whom became Members of Parliament. 

As a couple they consistently championed peace, social justice and human rights and are the inspiration for the annual Maurice Blackburn Oration.

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Moreland City Council
Moreland City Libraries
Phone: 9389 8600
Email: readmore@moreland.vic.gov.au

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