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Read moreToday, we feature a special one-off story.
You may not have seen it on FourFour two before, but it was originally featured on FourTwo’s flagship story, The Man Who Built The World.
We had a chance to interview four of the people who made the story happen, and you can see what they had to say below.
You may not recognise these names, but they are the very same people who have shaped the Australian way of life.
They are the people behind the ABC, Fairfax and FourFour Two.
They’re the people that made our newsrooms, our television networks and our film and theatre industries.
They have shaped Australia.
They have changed it.
And they will continue to change it forever.
The man who built the worldThe man whose name has always stuck in the minds of Australians is one of our nation’s most iconic personalities.
John Pack was born on October 1, 1939 in the small town of Cootamundra in Victoria’s north-west, in what was then known as the Northern Territory.
His father died when John was just four months old.
He was the youngest of seven children, but his mother was the eldest.
John was sent to live with his grandparents.
He started working in a coalmine in Cootamsdale, in a mine that had operated for more than 40 years.
He eventually moved to Newcastle to work as a labourer.
He moved back to Cootambasdale to start working in the coalmine and was later promoted to manager.
At 18, he married the woman who would become his wife, Helen.
They had four children.
John died of cancer in 1963, at the age of 74.
His son, Frank, is the managing director of FourFour.
His grandson, Chris, is an associate professor at Melbourne University.
They are also the authors of The ABC’s Journey Into The Next Generation: How Australians Got Here.
He is a former ABC journalist and now an independent journalist and columnist for ABC News and the ABC’s The Drum.
His most recent book is The Man That Built The First Tube: The Story of Four Four Two.
His wife Helen was also the first woman to be appointed as a chief executive of a major Australian newspaper.
He also worked for the ABC for almost 20 years, covering the ABC and the Herald Sun from 1963 until 1993.
He has written a number of books, including:The Man Who Builded the World, the ABC History of the ABC: How Australia Got Here, The ABC Business Yearbook: From 1962 to 1990 and The ABC Yearbook for 2018.