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Tim O'Loughlin and Angie McGowan interviewed by Rob Willis in the Rob Willis folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 3579890
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
O'Loughlin, Tim, 1958-, Interviewee
 
Online Access
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2005 
2 sound files (ca. 121 min.) 
Series

Rob Willis folklore collection

Technical Details

Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web. 

Summary

Folkloric recording. Tim O'Loughlin and Angie McGowan talk about their backgrounds; their involvement in the protests and Franklin River Blockade in 1982; they discuss time spent in prison; the purpose of getting arrested; the conditions in gaol at Risdon; the people from Nimbin, NSW, who helped in the protest; utilising the media to assist the campaign; personal feelings in relation to their involvement in the campaign; the role of women in the movement; a story about the women removing their clothes in prison; the males in prison; the 'Franklin Song Book'; songs used in various campaigns; their involvement in the Franklin campaign; life after the campaign.

Partial contents
  • Tim O'Loughlin and Angie McGowan sing songs and recite poetry: Ballad of Norm (song)
  • fragment of a song written in gaol (sung)
  • a poem about time in gaol
  • No dams (song)
  • Lurk, loiter, hide and secrete (song)
  • lyrics to a variety of songs (recited)
  • The forest song
  • No dam talking words (song)
  • Here we are in Risdon Gaol (song)
  • Wild Tassie platypus (poem)
 
Notes

Recorded with John Harpley.

Recorded on September 13, 2005 at Hobart, Tas.

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (2 p.) 
Subjects O'Loughlin, Tim, - 1958- - Interviews.  |  McGowan, Angie, - 1949- - Interviews.  |  Tasmanian Wilderness Society.  |  Environmentalists - Tasmania - Interviews.  |  Protest songs - Tasmania - Franklin River.  |  Franklin River Region (Tas.)
Occupation Conservationists.  |  Protestors.
Other authors/contributors McGowan, Angie, 1949-, Interviewee  |  Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer  |  Harpley, John, 1948-, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 5484/28
Copy: Recording
Petherick Reading Room (Oral History)
ORAL TRC 5484/28 (summary)
Copy: Summary
Petherick Reading Room (Oral History)

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