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This program is not subtitled Tonight - Iraqi justice on trial. You have the authority. You have sovereignty. and they are invaders and occupiers. You are Iraqi You have to order them. turn the tables on his judges. Saddam Hussein tries to that can protect you A fair trial is the only thing from an enraged population

by another means. who believes this is not just war This program is captioned live.

Welcome to Lateline. Good evening. I'm Tony Jones. than the bible in recent years If there's one book that's sold more it's probably 'The Da Vinci Code'. influential Roman Catholic order And if you're a member of that Opus Dei, that's a very bad thing. Opus Dei is a murderous Cabal Because in the Dan Brown novel, that'll stop at nothing. Well, as you'll see tonight, if Dan Brown's achieved anything out of the closet. it's to bring Opus Dei under the former pope. Opus Dei flourished they've come out, In the last few years they got their personal prelature,

they got their guy made a saint, about the mainstream they are more confident view is what they are on about. and countering the Da Vinci Code are drawing back the veil Now Australian Opus Dei members and speaking out. on their unusual lives

Opus Dei is me. We are Opus Dei. a back room manipulating anything. We are not some faceless people in mums and dads doing our thing. We are just people, fundementalism in the suburbs Our special report on Catholic is coming up. descriptions of self-mortification But a warning the report contains to prevent impure thoughts. First our other headlines. Collision course.

Resistance from the Attorney-General recommends dozens of changes as a bi-partisan committee to his anti-terror laws. James Hardie feels the heat. for the board The Treasurer says no immunity

compensation package. and no tax breaks for its asbestos pressure over his decision And the Prime Minister under of the execution of Van Nguyen. to attend a cricket match on the day Well, it's been six weeks first appeared in the dock. since Saddam Hussein is under way again. But tonight his trail on war crimes

is hearing from witnesses And for the first time the court from a former prison warden including video evidence recorded just days before his death. that about 400 people The warden has testified rounded up in Dujail in July 1982, including women and children were on the former Iraqi dictator. after an assassination attempt Norman Hermant reports. Once again in the courtroom, appeared one by one. Saddam Hussein's co-accused seemed to crawl, The wheels of Iraqi justice for the former dictator. as the court waited Saddam did appear - After 10 minutes, wearing Western dress. the only defendant

the sparring began. And almost immediately, denied some paper and a pen. First, over Saddam's anger at being My lawyer asked me to sign.

But why did they take my pen away

and they took my papers that I need

them here in the court. Saddam didn't stop there. He then delivered a lecture should be handled. about how procedural complaints I will tell the police about this.

them here in the court. Please, and they took my papers that I need

chief judge, I don't want you to

call them. I want you to order

them. They are in our country. I

will tell them I will warn them

you've just said to apply the law. will tell them I will warn them that

You have the authority, you have

sovereigny, you are Iraqi and they

are Westerners and they are

them. and occupiers. You have to order are Westerners and they are invaders

With that display of defiance, was briefly cut off. the camera on Saddam once again in control The picture returned with the judge and Saddam sitting down. dealt with today - One of the administrative matters to Saddam's defence team. adding two foreigners Ramsey Clarke, One is former US attorney-general during the Vietnam War. who served President Lyndon Johnson As he prepared to leave for Baghdad, he shed light of defence arguments no legitimacy in international law. that the Iraqi tribunal has

and we'll see what happens. There's an illegal invasion

. It then establishes a government,

it spends tens of millions Lechting

the government and then the

government ratifies or rubber

it, we'd say. The court that the government ratifies or rubber stamps

United States created and

Saddam will face, This is the first of several trials are unique. We'll United States created and procedures

are unique. We'll see what happens. United States created and procedures accused of crimes against humanity. In this case, the defendants are accused of ordering a massacre in the town of Dujail 23 years ago. During a visit, there was a failed attempt to assassinate Saddam and he's alleged to have ordered a brutal response. Thousands jailed and tortured, more than 140 men and boys murdered. Today, with Saddam on trial, the victims of Dujail gathered in the streets to condemn him. There was speculation this trial would be adjourned again today to allow the defence more time to prepare. Especially since two defence lawyers have been killed since the last adjournment six weeks ago. But for the first time today, Saddam Hussein and his co-accused heard from witnesses

accusing them of crimes for which they could all hang. Norman Hermant, Lateline. The Prime Minister has returned to Canberra tonight as the Parliament begins the gruelling final session before Christmas. The Government wants to push through several key pieces of legislation including its anti-terrorism laws. A Government-dominated committee has recommended big changes to the legislation. The committee has put forward 52 amendments including the scrapping of planned sedition laws. But the Attorney-General Philip Ruddock

has rejected their demands. Sally Sara reports from Canberra. The Prime Minister flew back into the turbulence of domestic politics. A Senate committee delivered its report on the Government's counter-terrorism legislation. It recommends 52 changes, including the removal of sedition laws. The committee makes this recommendation very seriously

and with awareness of its importance. Important, because it comes from Government and Opposition senators. The committee has raised serious concerns about the sedition laws.

What we say is that they should be reviewed by the Australian Law Reform Commission. That's not what the Government wants to hear. Attorney-General Philip Ruddock is impatient to get the legislation through the Parliament with the sedition laws intact. We believe those matters ought to be dealt with now. They're not matters we want to see postponed. Certainly, we are prepared to look at matters of drafting over the longer term,

but the measures are in a form that they can be implemented now. That puts the Attorney-General on a collision path with backbenchers from his own party. The committee is also calling for:

Although, at least one Liberal backbencher believes the laws don't go far enough. Former Victorian detective Jason Wood says sedition should be included. I also believe the legislation needs to be more user-friendly for investigators to lay charges and for the public to understand the intent of the legislation. The Government is also facing challenges to gets its industrial relations legislation through before Christmas. To make that happen, it needs Senator Barnaby Joyce on side, but Labor and the unions are stepping up their calls for Senator Joyce to cross the floor. The ACTU took its argument all the way to Barnaby Joyce's door. ACTU President Sharan Burrow delivered a petition to Senator Joyce. In return, he gave her an assurance that workers will be protected

if they refuse to work on important public holidays. You cannot sack people on these days. It will be illegal. But Sharan Burrow is calling on Senator Joyce to do more than tinker with the detail. She says the legislation is not in the interest of working Australians. Senator Joyce knows that. And last week, in just over 4.5 days, 85,000 people online asked Senator Joyce to take a stand. Labor made a stand of its own during Question Time.

Kim Beazley tested the Government's promise to protect public holidays. If some Australians have to work on Christmas Day, why should they have to work for Christmas peanuts? The Government is trying to reassure voters that it's still open to suggestions on how to improve the legislation.

Constructive suggestions that the Government will - and the minister responsible will take into consideration in the interests of all working Australians. Senator Joyce believes the legislation will be passed once changes have been made. But he concedes the National Party wont be able to win every battle. I think some people want us to fight every person in the pub. That's just not possible. The Government has extended the sitting hours for the Senate to make sure the legislation goes through before Christmas. Sally Sara, Lateline. As negotiations continue tonight between the NSW Government and James Hardie over compensation for asbestos victims the Federal Treasurer has stepped in with a warning. Peter Costello says the Commonwealth won't tolerate any legal immunity

for James Hardie directors as part of the deal. And there'll be no special laws allowing James Hardie to claim tax breaks on compensation funds. NSW says a deal must be struck by Thursday,

or it'll pass hostile legislation forcing James Hardie to meet its obligations. Rachel Carbonell reports.

(All chant) Shame Hardie, shame. Crunch time is fast approaching for an asbestos compensation deal and the Treasurer, Peter Costello, had some firm words for those at the negotiating table. We call on the NSW Government not to give any immunity whatsoever to the director of James Hardie, Mr Speaker.

Mr Costello says giving immunity would frustrate the $7.5 million investigation into issues arising from the Jackson Commission of Inquiry into James Hardie's asbestos liabilities, and any litigation arising from it. The Treasurer also warned that no special tax laws will be enacted to help James Hardie minimise tax on compensation payouts. The James Hardie directors ought to accept responsibilty to the victims, to the poor people who have been injured by their product, and the shareholders Mr Speaker, ought to be bearing the cost of that rather than putting it off onto the Australian taxpayer. The NSW Government insists a deal must be reached by Thursday,

otherwise it will pass legislation which it claims will force James Hardie to pay up. Neither side wants that, and despite the animosity and frustrations of the past, both support the company's efforts to avoid tax on compensation funds. There been some legal suggestion that James Hardie's move offshore

might stymy its ability to claim tax concessions under current laws. James Hardie is taking us into unchartered taxation waters.

It's also taking us into unchartered corporate legal waters. That's why there's a been a question about special legislation being set up in order to facilitate it. Author of 'Asbestos House', a history of James Hardie's involvement in asbestos, Gideon Haigh says a tax deal may still be possible and he's criticised the Treasurer's comments. If you're prepared to accept that the payment of compensation is a legitimate business transaction, then it's hard to see what Peter Costello's logic is.

But the Treasurer has his supporters, including South Australian Independent MP Nick Zenophon,

who has campaigned strongly for legislation to speed up compensation claims by South Australian sufferers of asbestos disease. I can understand the Treasurer's point of view in that James Hardie, unlike CSR, unlike BHP, has attempted to shift its corporate structure overseas to the Netherlands. Rachel Carbonell, Lateline. The Prime Minister is under pressure over his decision to attend a cricket match on Friday - the day the drug trafficker Van Nguyen is to be executed in Singapore. Mr Howard says that as the host of the Prime Minister's XI match, he has a duty to attend. The Government is also defending itself against criticism

that it hasn't done enough to save Van Nguyen. It says it raised the matter directly with Singapore

on more than 30 occasions. Narda Gilmore reports. Friends and family today spent more valuable time with Van Nguyen who will be led to the gallows at Singapore's Changi Prison

early on Friday morning. By the time John Howard arrives at the cricket, the execution will be over. The minor parties say the match should be cancelled. This is about how Australians and the rest of the world,

including the people of Singapore, will view our response to this horrendous act. It's very necessary that the Prime Minister shows a protest. But the Government says events here must go on. Life is not going to stop in Australia because a government in another country determines to hang one of our citizens. The Prime Minister is also under pressure not to attend the match,

but John Howard says Australians will understand it's his duty. It wasn't my decision that the execution take place on Friday. The Government insists it's done all it can to help the 25-year-old Melbourne man. The Foreign Affairs Minister today tabled a document in Parliament showing that since Mr Nguyen's arrest three years ago, the Government has raised his case with Singapore

on more than 30 separate occasions. John Howard made his fifth direct appeal to Singapore's Prime Minister on the weekend. The Singaporean Government, I'm sad to say, is not going to change its mind. The Opposition is still pushing for the fight to be taken to the International Court of Justice. It's very important that the Government have a go. But the Government says such action would be pointless. We can find, at this stage, no aspect of international law which would enable us

to take Singapore to the International Court of Justice. Church leaders are calling for a minute's silence at 9am on Friday, when Mr Nguyen is due to be hanged. Narda Gilmore, Lateline. The Australian Medical Association has declared war on junk food in schools. It says unless something is done about childhood eating habits, half of all Australian children will be obese in 20 years time. Hamish Fitzsimmons reports.

It's a crisis the peak doctors' group says it's desperate to reverse - the rise in childhood obesity due to poor diet and lack of exercise which is causing ill health at a time of life when people should be at their fittest. These issues that we now see in children around blood pressure and diabetes, joint pains from being overweight, early signs of heart disease and there are some links with cancers as well, are becoming that much more prevalent. The AMA says its statement on nutrition is aimed at improving the health of all Australians. Its main focus is childhood obesity and the AMA has declared war on junk food in schools. It wants healthier food served in tuckshops and an end to chocolates and lollies being sold as fundraisers. But its most ambitious target is a ban on junk food TV ads aimed at children. The doctors' groups biggest concern is that a generation is growing up that might not outlive its parents.

That's why were being quite puritanical about this. It's not an easy set of resolutions or responses here. Some of these are pretty hard-hitting, some of them are going to be offensive to the advertising industry, some are going to be offensive to the food industry, but that's the way it has to be. towards healthy eating for children, Parents groups applaud the push do present some problems. but say the recommendations at funding schools better, I think governments have to look there to their school communities so that they don't have to go out and do fundraising. to look at the big issue But, indeed, we've got of our children's health and obesity is a huge problem year by year. and we know it is growing Part of the AMA's push its recommendations is to get government behind and legislate the bans it's seeking. Labor is backing the report. One of the reasons on the health of our children Labor has been focusing to breed a generation of children is we're worried we are now about life expectancies who will have reduced

because of preventable illness. as big as that, When you're facing an issue you've got to look at all options. The Federal Government says of things the AMA is calling for, it's already doing a number nutritional survey including a national more exercise and healthier eating. and funding programs encouraging Hamish Fitzsimmons, Lateline. Louis Freeh was one, The former head of the FBI Robert Hansen. so was the convicted double agent

on both sides of politics. And in Australia, there are members the conservative Catholic movement We're talking about membership in known as Opus Dei,

"God's work". A term which simply translates as members in Australia Opus Dei admits to having some 500 and only about 200,000 worldwide to total more than $300 million. yet its investments are reported Opus Dei says its aim head of all human activities is merely to place Christ at the the universal call to holiness and to spread through professional work. organisation Its detractors say it's an elitist recruitment practices with questionable and the wealthy. aimed at the powerful been granted exclusive access For the first time, Lateline has and scholastic institutions to Opus Dei's primary religious in Australia. this special report, Suzanne Smith has the editor was Chris Schembri. world's greatest works of art MOVIE TRAILER: What if the held the secret the course of mankind forever. that could change has already begun - The Hollywood hype is soon to be a blockbuster movie. Dan Brown's worldwide best-seller the journey has just begun. No matter what you believe, As the plot goes, for that ancient secret - the evil Cabal prepared to kill the priory of Scion - the Roman Catholic order, Opus Dei. is none other than of the conspiracy theory, As the modern master

Opus Dei monk Brown chose a murderous as his most sinister character. Now Opus Dei is opening its doors to counter the bad publicity. in a frantic effort hallelujah, hallelujah...* SONG: * Hallelujah, hallelujah, The Vatican is doing its part religon into the mainstream. by elevating the conservative A move begun by Pope John Paul II of Opus Dei's founder, who authorised the canonisation Jose Maria Escriva, in 2003. at this huge ceremony in Rome

under the former Pope, Opus Dei flourished Catholicism whose deeply conservative the views of Escriva. in many ways mirrored they've come out. In the last 10 years They got their personal prelature. made into a saint. They got their founder about being in the mainstream They're much more confident now a lot of time and effort and they're spending view of what they're on about. countering the kind of Da Vinci Code are drawing back the veil Now Australian Opus Dei members on their unusual lives even here in Australia. and speaking out, is basically me. Opus Dei, I would say, we're Opus Dei. I'm Opus Dei, my wife's Opus Dei, We're not faceless people manipulating anything. sitting in a back room doing our own thing. We are just people, mums and dads You do intensify your prayer life, than other Catholic groups. but in no way is it more elite

call it an army, if you like - The members of Opus Dei - are living in society, like all the Christian faithful. the light of the world, have this mission, All of the baptised received more help to do it, the members of Opus Dei have spiritual human help, more doctrinal, better equipped than others. so they are perhaps a little bit But many others are saints as well, and are doing a wonderful job into the secular structures, to bring Christ into the world, into the cinema, et cetera. into our laws, into the media, the Spanish Civil War in the 1930s, Escriva came to prominence during

persecuted and murdered a time when priests were being by the Communists. received a vision in 1928 Jose Maria Escriva people sanctify their ordinary life. that called on him to help lay "a universal call to holiness". They call it in his evangelical army. Escriva created several ranks Apart from priests, known as numerary. there is the influential position of Opus Dei - Numararies are celibate members

but single men and women not priests - and most of their salaries. who commit their lives to Opus Dei, of the prestigious Redfield College Andrew Mullins is the principal primary and secondary boys school. in Sydney's north-west, an Opus Dei He is a numerary in Opus Dei. that we've got life. In the end, we all follow the path that Saint Jose Maria was given The great message of Jose Maria, we have to live it seeking holiness. is whatever path in life we're on, thinking, "Why be celibate?" Some of my audience might be to do good works in the community?" "Why is that better for your ability it's a very personal thing To me, that I understand in my own soul and it's something that this is what God asks of me.

Opus Dei houses, Numeraries live in single-sex they seek jobs in the professions with the opposite sex. and shun close relationships from distractions and temptations. This is to free them In fact, sexuality, purity, chastity are central themes in St Jose Maria's handbook 'The Way', the guide for Opus Dei members. Saint Escriva writes:

SONG: * Lick it good, just like you should * Right now, lick it good...* There is an environment of hedonism, of unbridled sexuality, of sexual freedom and licence today which we've all seen and all the devastating consequence of that. Now chastity is lived by married people, as well as single people and all are called to carry out that crusade - to use that term - to bring Christ and decency, chastity back into marriage, back into life in general.

So it's not only the numeraries who are detached from sexuality in some sense. The idea that the sexes must be segregated is enforced in most Opus Dei offices and facilities. Here at the organisation's $40 million headquarters in Manhattan, there are separate entrances for men and women. I can assure you if we didn't have a very strict separation of men and women, then the critics of Opus Dei would be coming up with all sorts of stories

about the cavorting that's going on between the male and the female numeraries. Every Easter in Spain Catholics watch this ritual parade of flagellation, or body mortification to emulate Christ's suffering and purge sinful thoughts. While most Opus Dei members in Australia do not take part in such painful practices, they are encouraged to wear what's known as a 'cilice' - a spiked chain worn high around the thigh to avoid detection.

REPORTER: Do you wear a cilice, for example? On occasions I have. What's the spiritual dimension to that? Sir Thomas Moore wore a hairshirt. Mother Mary MacKillop, I believe, had her own approaches to bodily purification. This is something which has been in the church for a long time. In the end, it's probably not that healthy if we seek to make life as comfortable as possible. I think the best motive to do any sacrifice is love of God. In fact, if you don't do it out of love of God, then probably you shouldn't be doing it. Numerary and Labor Party member Richard Vella is Deputy Master here at Warrane College,

an Opus Dei residential College at the University of NSW, Richard Vella says while he sometimes sleeps on bare boards, takes cold showers and wears the cilice, it's a very important part of his life. It has to be seen in context. Most important, in that area of self-denial or mortification, the key thing is to imitate Jesus Christ. For people in the Opus Dei that's done in the everyday activities, like smiling when you don't want to.

by bodily mortification, If Australians are confronted a fitness centre they only have to go to and punishing their bodies and see people sweating and puffing of fitness, health, beauty. for the sake of noble goals or a discipline, When Opus Dei comes to buy a cilius or Woolworths. you won't find them in David Jones You have to buy them somwewhere. We don't make them, that I'm aware of in Opus Dei. there's no factory of these things You guess them from, I guess, of the world where they are used. religious orders in other parts Where do you buy them from? Well, I get one from the director, I've been using all my life. in fact the one I've been using

It's lasted. takes such counsel very seriously. Numerary Andrew Mullins He has modelled Redfield College Saint Escriva, on the Opus Dei school set up in Spain in the 1950s. are sexually explicit, nihilistic He admits to censoring books that or those that denigrate marriage. about a dysfunctional family A one-off story is not an issue obviously. that a child recieves But if seven-eighths of the book then there's a major problem there, are about dysfunctional families, because the image that young person's mind, we're creating in that very hard to erase an image which will be lead to happiness, is of family which does not nurturing and so on. which does not lead to loving, Certainly in the past that I've been not that happy with. there've been books Can you tell us any? sort of sexual - It's more the very explicit, aren't with me at the moment. I'm sorry, the titles sexual content, But where there's more explicit for young people. I think it's inappropriate for any of us, to be honest, It's probably inappropriate have an intimacy in the sense that these things that shouldn't be paraded. Andrew Mullins admits from the Redfield library to removing the novel 'Jaws' because of the sex scene. books are too sexual for teenagers. And he says some of Judy Blume's an MBA student himself, Richard Vella, about sensitive texts always asks his spiritual adviser before he reads them, made by critics of Opus Dei but he denies claims a secret index of forbidden books. that the movement has forbidden books. I'm not aware of an index of to a bibliography, like a resource. I know that we have access it's a pretty non-descript CD. In fact it's a CD, that we have access to Basically it's a resource to find out about different books a whole range of issues written about and they're reviewed by academics, some who are not. some who are in Opus Dei, saying to you, So there's no-one actually given that you are a numerary,

read these books"? saying "you must not No.

of Opus Dei can aspire to The other rank that married members is that of the supernumerary. Bookalill are supernumeraries. Greg and Vanessa to Redfield College They send their children "plan of life", and maintain a so-called which includes daily Mass with their spiritual director. and weekly guidance meetings However some detractors question and practices, whether these strict rules could unhinge some members. such as bodily mortification, In extreme cases, they claim, a form of mind control the spiritual directors could exert

over some weaker members. However Father John Flader, of Jose Maria Escriva, a close confidant are never invited says weak-minded people to become members of Opus Dei. not of sound mind of Opus Dei. We don't want people who are weak-minded and dependent, Frankly if someone comes and they're they can't be in Opus Dei. You used the word 'army' before. We need soldiers - who are bellicose and not in any sense of people but we need to stand on our feet. and going out with weapons - that are homeless or addicts Does that mean people weak-willed people or necessarily addictivee wouldn't be Opus Dei members? Yes,I would say a homeless person

couldn't get a job or whatever who is homeless because they wouldn't be able to be in Opus Dei. is that it's a lay organisation. The great lie about Opus Dei inside the Catholic Church Opus Dei is a little bubble or, in the Australian context, it's a bunch of little localised bubbles

and inside that bubble of their fantasy church it is like a replica from top to bottom by priests and that bubble is controlled of priests and their supporters. and so Opus Dei is a group Lateline's request

spiritual director in Australia to interview the chief as was our request for a photo. Vicar George Rossman was denied, the ultimate power. Vicar George Rossman does have of Opus Dei. He decides who can become a member

Suzanne Smith, Lateline. In the small hours of 1 June 1942, for the first time in World War II. Sydney was directly targeted mideget-submarines left 27 dead A sneak attack by Japanese and the nation in a state of shock. most enduring mysteries - It also created one of the war's launched the fatal torpedos the location of the sub that never to be seen again. and then evaded the Australian Navy, Tonight, 63 years on, about what happened that night there's a new theory the sub's final resting place. and new claims about Tom Iggulden reports. months after the Japanese bombing Less than two of Darwin and Broome, of Australia's biggest city. the war came to the shores 21 men aboard the HMAS 'Kuttabul'. The minisubmarine attack killed officers aboard the three subs The six junior Japanese navy also went to their graves. It was very important the people of Sydney that the, in that it finally convinced possible. there was an imminent invasion The war was so far away from us, so close to us was quite a shock. and to be suddenly subject to war and "strategically pointless", Alternately described as "daring"

of the Japanese attack there was no doubting the audacity in June 1942. on a dreary Sydney night

by the Japanese navy, After months of aerial surveillance three minisubs slipped into Sydney Harbour just after nightfall. The first got caught in anti-submarine netting

just inside the heads and self-destructed. The noise brought Sydneysiders out of their homes, and put the city on full alert. Over the next 10 hours, a game of cat and mouse ensued as the two remaining midget subs, moving at just over 2 kilometres an hour, slipped past the harbour's outer defences and headed towards the inner harbour. Their target, the USS 'Chicago', a heavyweight American cruiser anchored off the Garden Island naval base at Woolloomooloo. One was successfully hunted down and later pulled out of the sea at Taylors Bay. But the last sub, M24, was able to launch its torpedos.

Neil Roberts was aboard the 'Kuttabul' when the explosion hit.

As water filled the ship,

he swam through the darkness to find an escape hatch. It was terrifying really. When I got to the steps,

I knew where the exit was and I'll take a punt. The attacking submarine M24 was never seen again.

Most theories have suggested it ran out of battery power while making its way south to rendezvous with its mother ship off Port Hacking. But tonight's film on the History Channel says the sub went north

and sunk off Broken Bay. He knew that if he went back to the mother subs he would have drawn the, for that reason.

. Which was waiting off Cronulla

and they had taken an oath before and they had taken an oath before

they left on this voyage they would

they left on this voyage they would not go back to the mother ships for that reason.

not go back to the mother ships for that reason. A commercial diver

apparently stumbled across the site

15 years ago and since then,

technical surveys have suggested a

metal object about the same size

metal object about the same size and shape as the subis buried in the

sand. You couldn't get strorng

evidence for the fact that it was

evidence for the fact that it was in Pittwater on the 8th and 9 ts of

July. Whether it's still there and

whether they found the right

location, that's notcliff. But the real evidence for the theory was found deep in the National War Archive, which had recorded reports by residents of submarine spottings along the Pittwater Peninsula following the attack. I think at the end of the war, there was no-one interested in researching odd mysteries of the war. There were too many of them, and the Navy had a lot more to do with its time than worry about what happened to the M24. The film-makers have now handed their evidence over to the NSW Heritage Office for verification. Tom Iggulden, Lateline To the markets now. Now to the weather. And that's all for this evening. at tonight's interview If you'd like to look back stories or transcripts, or review any of Lateline's you can visit our website at:

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It's like ecstasy. It's like an ache I can't heal. Oxygen. Adrenaline. Speed. It's a bloody great bonfire! Yeah. Kill it. Can you? I have to. Oh!

with your hair, Ruby, love? What the blink's she done with that! You're early! She can't imagine you'll win Ruby go? What's this about Gavin? wait? There's no news. Can we let Need to go to bingo. Why can't this