Gallipoli and famine

Peter FitzSimons discusses the disastrous World War One campaign from an Australian perspective, while Cormac Ó Gráda talks about the history of hunger. 


On the centenary of the Battle of Gallipoli, Australian writer Peter FitzSimons describes the disastrous Allied campaign of 1915. Meanwhile, historian Cormac Ó Gráda, author of Eating People Is Wrong, explains how famines occasionally resulted in cannibalism.