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.
Jim Cairns’s biographer Paul Ormonde talks of family honour in keeping the father’s desertion secret and speculates on what might have happened had he come back to the family from the war. Related posts: War […]
Cairns biographer Paul Strangio contrasts the 1950s new breed of Whitlam and Cairns to the emerging ALP leader Arthur Calwell, who still clings to the party’s old standards. […]