A lifetime spent in journalism has seen Ray Martin witness some of the defining moments of his time. Looking into his own history he finds his forbears too were on the frontline of nation shaping events.
Discovering an ancestor at the scene of Australia's greatest armed rebellion. On his maternal side he investigates his recently discovered Aboriginal heritage - walking in the footsteps of his indigenous great great grandmother. And he follows his convict trail back to Ireland to find a notorious bandit with a rebel heart.