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.
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. […]
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 […]
Jim Cairns’s biographer Paul Ormonde talks of Cairns as a leader. Related posts: Dr Jim Cairns enters Parliament 10 December 1955 The inspirational anti-Vietnam war figure Jim Cairns enters Parliament in 1955… […]… Pride […]