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Bendigo Writers Festival

Event Date: 
11 August 2019
Author / Presenters: 
Kerry O’Brien, Steve Kendall

There has been no more respected and influential journalist than Kerry O’Brien. His ability to interview everyone from prime ministers to Nobel Prize winners, and to do so with an affability, intelligence and decency rare in public life, has made him a legend of public broadcasting. His highly anticipated memoir does not disappoint. This wide-reaching memoir of a life lived in the public eye is a fitting reflection of this great Australian. He talks with Steve Kendall about what he has witnessed, about the role of the journalist, about lessons learned and joys shared