By Rachel Landers
What relatively went on? have been the police corrupt? Did the conspiracy theorists think what they desired to believe?
Who did bomb the Hilton?
On thirteen February 1978 a bomb exploded outdoors the Hilton inn in George road, Sydney. rubbish creditors and a police officer have been killed. referred to as the 1st act of terrorist homicide on Australian soil, the crime remains to be unsolved.
Award-winning filmmaker and historian Rachel Landers wrestles with the proof to resolve this advanced chilly case in forensic aspect, exposing corruption, conspiracy theories and political intrigue – and a chief suspect.
"Rachel Landers’ Who Bombed the Hilton? is a terrifying story written with gleaming strong humour and panache. Landers takes a ‘tatty, fractured saga’ of the terrible terrorist assault within the center of Sydney, and, subsidized through striking examine, she brings it to lifestyles. She makes of it a testomony to the sufferers and the investigators, in addition to a caution to us in our personal age of terror. As we fight with terrorism, and with the chance of harmful our democracy through our measures to counter it, we do good to recollect this tale of ‘the person who bought away.’ " – Anna Funder
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