Scenes from back­yard

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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

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