Paul Strangio, Author of Keeper of the Faith, a biography about Australia’s former Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer Dr. J.F. Cairns, compares and contrasts the two leading figures of Labor Politics at the time – Gough Whitlam and Jim Cairns.
Paul Ormonde talks about his reasons for writing a biography of Dr Jim Cairns, Treasurer and Deputy Prime Minister of Australia during the Whitlam Government 1972-195. Paul’s book, A Foolish Public Man was published in […]
Jim Cairns confronts evidence that his father deserted and hands the military record to his biographer Paul Ormonde. Cairns tells Gough Whitlam in Parliament about the news and Whitlam is profoundly moved. Related posts: War […]