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Come the revolution : a memoir

Author: Alex Mitchell
Publisher: Sydney : New South Pub., 2011.
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In Come the Revolution, journalist Alex Mitchell gives a rollicking account of life in newspapers and his radical past as a Trotskyist. From the cut-throat era of Sydney tabloids, he graduated to Fleet Street as an investigative reporter, taking part in the exposure of Soviet double agent Kim Philby. Giving up his job to become editor of Britain's Trotskyist daily, he entered a world of class struggle politics and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Mitchell
ISBN: 1742245749 9781742245744
OCLC Number: 769190518
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 536 pages)
Contents: Author's note; Acknowledgements; Prologue; A Cadet on the Townsville Bulletin; Going outback:The Mount Isa Mail; On Murdoch's Sydney paper; View from the Canberra Press Gallery; Waking up in Swinging London; Halcyon Days at the Sunday Times; Chance to be a War Correspondent; Exit from Thomson House; Tales of Jerome D Hoffman; The Man Who Stole Uganda; Introduction to Leon Trotsky; Life of the Party; The Revival of Trotskyism; The State within the State; Police Raid on the Red House; How the GPU Murdered Trotsky; Opening Doors to the Arab World; High Court --
High Farce.
Responsibility: Alex Mitchell.

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In Come the Revolution, journalist Alex Mitchell gives a rollicking account of life in newspapers and his radical past as a Trotskyist. From the cut-throat era of Sydney tabloids, he graduated to Fleet Street as an investigative reporter, taking part in the exposure of Soviet double agent Kim Philby. Giving up his job to become editor of Britain's Trotskyist daily, he entered a world of class struggle politics and national liberation movements. With fellow revolutionary Vanessa Redgrave he travelled the US and the Middle East, meeting Saddam Hussein, Yasser Arafat and Muammar Gaddafi. Come the.

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