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Jun 25, 2022 6:18 AM

As the ABC celebrates 90 years on air, John Barron looks at the national broadcaster's news coverage over the last nine decades. From only being allowed to broadcast 200 words of world news a day, to 24-hour news services, John speaks to two iconic ABC journalists about what's changed and what's remained the same. 0:00 Introduction to The Context – this week, celebrating 90 years of the ABC 0:47 The ABC’s early years – strained relationship with governments and media moguls were there from the start 8:14 The ABC covers the wars – from World War II to the Vietnam War 10:20 John Barron interviews Tim Bowden, former ABC war correspondent 15:15 What ABC shows would you bring back? 17:16 Gender equality at the ABC 19:27 John Barron interview Geraldine Doogue 29:35 Coming up next week – What does Roe v Wade have to do with abortion rights in Australia? Subscribe: ABC News In-depth takes you deeper on the big stories, with long-form journalism from Four Corners, Foreign Correspondent, Australian Story, Planet America and more, and explainers from ABC News Video Lab. Watch more ABC News content ad-free on iview: For more from ABC News, click here: Get breaking news and livestreams from our ABC News channel: Like ABC News on Facebook: Follow ABC News on Instagram: Follow ABC News on Twitter: Note: In most cases, our captions are auto-generated. #ABCNewsIndepth #ABCNewsAustralia