Scenes from backyard
RICHARD Campion (pictured) makes a tour of the Gold Coast Food and Wine Trail in this weekend’s edition of Channel 7 daytripping series The Great Southeast. Champion winds his way through the Hinterland, stopping at vineyards, a brewery and other places which feature tasty treats. Liz Cantor makes a flight in taking to the skies in a Tiger Moth at the Caboolture Warplane and Flight Heritage Museum. Laurel Edwards spends a day exploring the streets of Boonah. And Sofie Formica has an overnight stay in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.
Great South East: Sunday, 5.30pm, Seven
Daniel Ellsberg, at the microphone, with Tony Russo and Patricia Ellsberg. N 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a high-level Pentagon official and Vietnam War strategist concluded the war was based on decades of lies and leaked 7000 pages of top-secret documents to The New York Times, making headlines around the world.
Hailed as a hero, vilified as a traitor and ostracised by his closest colleagues, Ellsberg risked life in prison to stop a war he helped plan.
The Most Dangerous Man In America is the riveting story of one man’s profound change of heart and a piercing look at the world of government secrecy as revealed by an insider.
Marked by a landmark battle between America’s greatest newspapers and its president – that goes to the Supreme Court – this political thriller unravels a saga that leads directly to Watergate, President Richard Nixon’s resignation and the end of the Vietnam War.
The Most Dangerous Man In America airs in ABC2’S weekly doco timeslot Sunday Best.
The Most Dangerous Man In America: Sunday, 8.30pm, ABC2