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Outgoing Labor Senator John Hogg reflects on his 18 years in public life
· June 24, 2014 10:00 AM
In one of his last interviews as a parliamentarian, retiring Catholic Labor Senator and President of the Senate John Hogg, speaks to the ACL's Katherine Spackman about his time in politics. His comments are a challenge to Christians as he urges people not to place their faith, hope and trust in parliamentarians. He says parliamentarians need people's active participation in the democratic process to "get out there, speak your mind and shape the policies parties are developing and forming". He says that offers as much support to parliamentarians as other means. The link below is an extended interview of 9 minutes. There is a
of 5 minutes available as well.
Mark Hadley on the Political Spot
· February 11, 2013 11:00 AM
Mark Hadley is a film reviewer. He spoke to the ACL's Katherine Spackman about the movie Lincoln, directed by Steven Spielberg. He says a lot of people will be happy with the accuracy of the film. President Lincoln secured the congressional votes needed to pass the 13th amendment to the constitution which abolished slavery.
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