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.
Cairns’s biographer Paul Ormonde on Jim Cairns’s early career and support for the atomic bombing of Japan. Photograph Rennie Ellis. Related posts: Pride Before the Fall Jim Cairns’s sureness of self enabled biographer Paul Ormonde […]
Two huge figures in the Australian Labor Party, polymath and twice President of the Party and the country’s longest-serving minister for science, Barry Jones, and Australia’s Prime Minister, Gough Whitlam (1972-1975), reminisce about their first meeting in what is believed to be the last occasion Whitlam was filmed. […]