Trump that! Early American connections to Sydney
It seems these days that almost every news bulletin is headlined with another Trump edict. The American Australian alliance is a 20th century phenomenon that frequently celebrates ‘the ties that bind us’. But if we look back in Sydney’s history we find the connections go back much further than 1908 and the Great White Fleet. For example, Blue’s Point was actually named after an African-American convict named Billy Blue. Who knew! Nic and Dr. Lisa Murray discussed Australia’s ties to the U.S.