Alan 'the Red Fox' Reid: Pressman Par Excellence

Alan 'the Red Fox' Reid: Pressman Par Excellence

By: Ross Fitzgerald (author), Stephen Holt (author), Laurie Oakes (foreword_author)Hardback

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Arguably Australia's most influential political journalist, Alan 'The Red Fox' Reid covered Australian politics from the 1930s to the 1980s. During his career he was both a chronicler of, and player in, Australian politics. In this book Ross Fitzgerald and Stephen Holt take us into a Machiavellian behind-the-scenes world of recurrent plots, crises and leadership challenges, and show how it was possible for a skilled journalist to help shape both public perceptions and actual outcomes of political power plays.

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Ross Fitzgerald is a writer, broadcaster, historian, and political commentator. He is a columnist for the "Australian" and for the "Spectator Australia "and a reviewer for the "Sydney Morning Herald" and the "Weekend Australian." Stephen Holt is a historian and speechwriter. He is the author of "A Short History of Manning Clark."

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/05/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781742231327
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9781742231327
  • weight: 839
  • ISBN10: 1742231322

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