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From Bevan to Blair : fifty years' reporting from the political front line

Author: Geoffrey Goodman
Publisher: London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For more than half a century Geoffrey Goodman was one of Fleet Street's foremost political and industrial reporters. This book is his record of what it was like to work at the heart of British politics. Taking us through the years that followed the end of World War II right up to today, he offers a compelling story of the characters and events that shaped British political history."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Goodman, Geoffrey.
From Bevan to Blair.
London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607369453
Online version:
Goodman, Geoffrey.
From Bevan to Blair.
London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607766116
Named Person: Geoffrey Goodman; Geoffrey Goodman; Geoffrey Goodman
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Goodman
ISBN: 074532178X 9780745321783
OCLC Number: 52386341
Description: xiii, 287 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1945: Footsteps in the Dark --
Early Life: Buttonholes and Cornerstones --
The 1930s: The Devil's Decade --
The War Years: My University of Life --
Postwar World: Civvy Street, Fleet Street --
Aneurin Bevan: From NHS to The Bomb --
The 1960s: Postwar Interregnum --
Harold Wilson: White Heat and the Sun --
In Place of Courage: Journalism in Decline --
The Long March: Dropping in on China in the Cultural Revolution --
Prepare for Revolution: In Britain? --
1973-4: For All Our Tomorrows --
Inside the Whale: A Journalist in Whitehall --
Jim Callaghan Takes Over: 'Too Late at 64'? --
Return of the Native: Back to the Mirror --
A Nation in Discontent: Nothing at the End of the Rainbow --
1979: The Curtain Falls, Enter Margaret Thatcher --
Maxwelliana: Cap'n Bob and his Slippery Decks --
Conclusion: A Funny Old World.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Goodman.
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