Ultimatum (podcast)

Ultimatum tells a side of the Ronald Ryan hanging story that nobody knows: The attempt at political corruption.
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Ultimatum tells the story of an attempt by Graham Perkin, Editor of the Age, to bribe the Premier of Victoria, Henry Bolte. The year is 1967. Ronald Ryan is on death row. A deal is offered…

This story poses a serious question that is still relevant today:

Does the media run the state? Or does the government run the state?


Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Postscript (author’s note)