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Behind the News: A Biography of Peter Russo Prue Torney-Parlicki

Behind the News: A Biography of Peter Russo

Prue Torney-Parlicki

Published October 1st 2005
ISBN : 9781920694494
Paperback
412 pages
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 About the Book 

For more than four decades, Peter Russo used his newspaper columns and radio broadcasts to educate Australians about their regional neighbors and to provoke them into thinking independently on political issues. His relentless criticism of westernMoreFor more than four decades, Peter Russo used his newspaper columns and radio broadcasts to educate Australians about their regional neighbors and to provoke them into thinking independently on political issues. His relentless criticism of western intervention in Asian independence struggles, and his hostility towards American foreign policy in particular, earned him many enemies, and his activities were closely monitored by Australian security officials. This painstakingly researched book recovers the life of an important figure in the development of Australias engagement with Asia.