Passage to Pusan in the Media
There has been extensive media coverage of Passage to Pusan with stories being published around Australia and Korea.
Here’s a sample of some of the many stories, book extracts, reviews, broadcasts and podcasts:
Documentary and Exhibition News:
- Edited Extract about The Battle of Long Tan: Published in the Courier Mail
- Edited extract about the unique relationship between bereaved Australian mother Thelma Healy and Korean War widow Mrs Kim Chung Kun. Published in The Sydney Morning Herald and The Melbourne Age: Two mothers united across 15,000km from Korea to Australia
- Edited extract about the relationship between Carmel Healy and the Ether Man serial rapist. Published in The Courier Mail: Rapist Philip Lamont unleashes a reign of terror on Brisbane women and Published in The Herald Sun: : Rapist Philip Lamont unleashes a reign of terror on Brisbane women.
Anzac Day-angled stories in the media:
- The Sydney Morning Herald: Brisbane mothers decade long quest to find sons war grave
- The Brisbane Times: Brisbane mothers decade long quest to find sons war grave
- The Daily Telegraph: Passage to pusan the impact of war on family left behind
- The Australian: Heartbroken war Mum’s journey to peace
- The Herald Sun: Heartbroken war Mum’s journey to peace
- Adelaide Now: Heartbroken war Mum’s journey to peace
- Perth Now: Heartbroken war Mum’s journey to peace
- The Courier Mail: Heartbroken war Mum’s journey to peace
- News.com.au: Heartbroken war Mum’s journey to peace
- Yahoo News: Heartbroken war Mum’s journey to peace
- The Mercury: Heartbroken war Mum’s journey to peace
Passage to Pusan in the Korean media:
Other media stories and reviews in Australian media:
- Mamamia: The woman who embarked on a 15,000km solo voyage to Korea to find her son’s grave
- Major General Paul McLachlan: Passage to Pusan book launch
- Bayside Star News: Books tells of search for sons war grave
- Over Sixty: Solo Mums journey to find war hero sons grave
- Red Lands 2030: Healy is a chip off the old block
- Red Land City Bulletin: Following in family’s political footsteps
- The Sydney Morning Herald: Journalist Harry Gordon’s golden words shape a generation
Passage to Pusan – Book Extracts:
Radio and Podcasts:
Listen to ABC Brisbane Breakfast Radio’s broadcast of the Brisbane launch of Passage to Pusan by Spencer Howson
Picture: ABC Radio’s David McGovern speaks with author Louise Evans at the launch of her book `Passage To Pusan’.
Now, a true story about a Brisbane family and the way their lives were entwined with the history of the 20th century and a mother’s desire to visit Korea, where her eldest son died during the Korean War.
612 Community Correspondent David McGovern headed along to the Brothers Rugby Club at Albion for the launch of journalist Louise Evans’s book about her own family.
It’s called Passage To Pusan and Major General Paul McLachlan gave the introduction – Listen Here
The Sydney Institute Address and Podcast: ENDURING LEGACIES – The Korean & Vietnam Wars by Louise Evans – Listen Here