Two Of The Most Wanted Men In Australia

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19 Aug 2020 · 43 minutes

Two Of The Most Wanted Men In Australia
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When it comes to violent crime, can what happened to someone as a child, ever justify their actions as an adult?

In today’s episode, Jessie is speaking with a journalist, screenwriter, and author Mark Dapin. 

In his book, Public Enemies Mark explores the lives of armed robbers Russell 'Mad Dog' Cox and Ray Denning. 

In the 1960s, 70s, and 80s, armed robbers were the top of the criminal food chain. And Russell ‘Mad Dog’ Cox and Ray Denning were the best. Cox and Denning were once Australian Public Enemies Number One and Two. Both were handsome, charismatic bandits who refused to bow to authority.

Their story as criminals is one of violence and crime, but it has a deeper meaning that may be traced to the horrors they faced as young boys...

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Guest: Mark Dapin 

Host: Jessie Stephens
Producer: Hannah Bowman 

 

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