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

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From Bevan to Blair : fifty years' reporting from the political front line
Title
From Bevan to Blair
Title remainder
fifty years' reporting from the political front line
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey Goodman
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Author
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Genre
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eng
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digitized
Biography type
autobiography
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Goodman, Geoffrey
Dewey number
070.92
Index
index present
LC call number
PN5123.G59
LC item number
A3 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Goodman, Geoffrey
  • Journalists
  • Goodman, Geoffrey
  • Goodman, Geoffrey
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Journalists
  • Great Britain
  • Politiek
  • Politische Berichterstattung
  • Großbritannien
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'All through these momentous years in Labour history, indeed British history, Geoffrey Goodman has had a special ringside seat ... We all knew he had the best story to tell, and here it is. It is a triumph of character as much as journalistic skill. Everyone who had the good luck to be friendly with Geoffrey and his family, soon discovered that he was never just serving himself. He truly honoured the highest ideals of the Labour movement he had chosen to serve.' Michael Foot'What Geoffrey Goodman doesn't know about political journalism didn't happen. This fascinating book takes us through the pass door to the corridors of power.' Keith WaterhouseFor 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.Goodman's unique portraits include many of the political giants of the twentieth century. As a close friend of the great socialist Aneurin Bevan, he is able to reveal the philosophy and drive of the man who could have been Premier. Goodman also offers a behind-the-scenes account of Labour Prime Ministers Harold Wilson and James Callaghan, whom he worked with, and brings to light new reasons why Wilson suspected the security agencies of trying to destabilise his government.Other portraits include Michael Foot, Harold Macmillan, Edward Heath, Willie Whitelaw, Margaret Thatcher, Rupert Murdoch and Hugh Cudlipp. Then there is the still untold story of the life and bizarre death of Goodman's former boss Robert Maxwell -- was he murdered? Goodman provides convincing answers.Geoffrey Goodman has been a journalist all his working life. When he retired from the Daily Mirror he launched the British Journalism Review -- a quarterly magazine that has now an established reputation as one of the most authoritative of all media journals. This book brings to life a political period which has shaped all our current experiences. It will be of interest to anyone who wants an insider's account of great characters in British political history, and in particular to the evolution of the Labour party over the course of the twentieth century
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From Bevan to Blair : fifty years' reporting from the political front line, Geoffrey Goodman
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Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 276) and index
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online resource
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multicolored
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Contents
  • 1 1945: Footsteps in the Dark -- 2 Early Life: Buttonholes and Cornerstones -- 3 The 1930s: The Devil's Decade -- 4 The War Years: My University of Life -- 5 Postwar World: Civvy Street, Fleet Street -- 6 Aneurin Bevan: From NHS to The Bomb -- 7 The 1960s: Postwar Interregnum -- 8 Harold Wilson: White Heat and the Sun -- 9 In Place of Courage: Journalism in Decline -- 10 The Long March: Dropping in on China in the Cultural Revolution -- 11 Prepare for Revolution: In Britain? -- 12 1973 -4: For All Our Tomorrows -- 13 Inside the Whale: A Journalist in Whitehall
  • 14 Jim Callaghan Takes Over: {u0260} Too Late at 64? -- 15 Return of the Native: Back to the Mirror -- 16 A Nation in Discontent: Nothing at the End of the Rainbow -- 17 1979: The Curtain Falls, Enter Margaret Thatcher -- 18 Maxwelliana: Cap'n Bob and his Slippery Decks -- 19 Conclusion: A Funny Old World -- References -- Index -- Abrams, Dr Mark, 103-4 -- Action, 42-3 -- Acts of Parliament 167 -- Employment Act, 167 -- Industrial Relations Act, 89 -- Industrial Relations Act, 125 -- Industrial Relations Act, 143 -- Industrial Relations Act, 145 -- Industrial Relations Act, 148
  • Industrial Relations Act, 151-2 -- Industrial Relations Act, 167 -- Industry Act, 148 -- National Insurance Act, 68 -- Public Order Act, 38 -- Adamson, Sir Campbell 176 -- Aga Khan 69 -- Aitken, Ian 73 -- Allen, Alfred 226 -- Alton, David 233 -- Annenberg, Walter J. 128 -- anti-Semitism 10 -- 10 -- 15 -- 20-1 -- 39 -- 62-3 -- APEX 224 -- Armstrong, Sir Robert [Lord Ilminster] 155 -- Army Bureau of Current Affairs 40 -- 40 -- 50 -- atomic weapons see also -- see also -- 2 -- 93 -- 110 -- Attlee, Clement [Lord] 2-4 -- 2-4 -- 50 -- 192 -- 195 -- 205 -- 229 -- Auden, W.H. 29 -- 29 -- 39
  • Baistow, Tom viii -- viii -- 105 -- Baldwin, Stanley [Lord] 30 -- 30 -- 33 -- 39 -- 190 -- Balogh, Tommy [Lord] 164 -- Bank of England 4 -- 4 -- 67 -- Barber, Anthony [Lord] 155 -- Barnes, Sir Denis 122 -- 122 -- 145 -- 152-3 -- Barry, Sir Gerald 65-6 -- Bartholomew, Guy 207 -- Basnett, David [Lord] 201 -- 201 -- 215 -- 226-7 -- 241 -- Beavan, John [Lord Ardwick] 80 -- Beaverbrook, Max [Lord] see also Daily -- see also Daily -- 46 -- 66 -- 102 -- 202 -- 265 -- Beckett, Sir Terence 230-1 -- Beecroft, Jimmy 96 -- Benn, Tony 167 -- 167 -- 177 -- 188 -- 190 -- 194 -- 196-7 -- 199 -- and GG, 177-8
  • Berlin 2 -- 2 -- 49 -- 61 -- 115-16 -- 251 -- Berlin, Sir Isaiah 273 -- Bevan, Aneurin 38 -- 38 -- 70-85 -- 92 -- 95 -- 110 -- 112 -- 123 -- 144 -- 188 -- 249 -- and GG, 71-3 -- and GG, 76 -- and GG, 81 -- and Hugh Gaitskell, 74 -- and Hugh Gaitskell, 78 -- and Hugh Gaitskell, 80-5 -- founds NHS, 4 -- founds NHS, 7 -- founds NHS, 71-2 -- health and death, 81 -- health and death, 93-4 -- nuclear disarmament, 75-9 -- political beliefs, xii-xii, 71 -- political beliefs, xii-xii, 80 -- political beliefs, xii-xii, 82-5 -- Beveridge, William [Lord] 4 -- 4 -- 112 -- Bevin, Ernest 5 -- 5
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1 online resource (xiii, 287 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781849642286
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Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654103857
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
From Bevan to Blair : fifty years' reporting from the political front line, Geoffrey Goodman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 276) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1 1945: Footsteps in the Dark -- 2 Early Life: Buttonholes and Cornerstones -- 3 The 1930s: The Devil's Decade -- 4 The War Years: My University of Life -- 5 Postwar World: Civvy Street, Fleet Street -- 6 Aneurin Bevan: From NHS to The Bomb -- 7 The 1960s: Postwar Interregnum -- 8 Harold Wilson: White Heat and the Sun -- 9 In Place of Courage: Journalism in Decline -- 10 The Long March: Dropping in on China in the Cultural Revolution -- 11 Prepare for Revolution: In Britain? -- 12 1973 -4: For All Our Tomorrows -- 13 Inside the Whale: A Journalist in Whitehall
  • 14 Jim Callaghan Takes Over: {u0260} Too Late at 64? -- 15 Return of the Native: Back to the Mirror -- 16 A Nation in Discontent: Nothing at the End of the Rainbow -- 17 1979: The Curtain Falls, Enter Margaret Thatcher -- 18 Maxwelliana: Cap'n Bob and his Slippery Decks -- 19 Conclusion: A Funny Old World -- References -- Index -- Abrams, Dr Mark, 103-4 -- Action, 42-3 -- Acts of Parliament 167 -- Employment Act, 167 -- Industrial Relations Act, 89 -- Industrial Relations Act, 125 -- Industrial Relations Act, 143 -- Industrial Relations Act, 145 -- Industrial Relations Act, 148
  • Industrial Relations Act, 151-2 -- Industrial Relations Act, 167 -- Industry Act, 148 -- National Insurance Act, 68 -- Public Order Act, 38 -- Adamson, Sir Campbell 176 -- Aga Khan 69 -- Aitken, Ian 73 -- Allen, Alfred 226 -- Alton, David 233 -- Annenberg, Walter J. 128 -- anti-Semitism 10 -- 10 -- 15 -- 20-1 -- 39 -- 62-3 -- APEX 224 -- Armstrong, Sir Robert [Lord Ilminster] 155 -- Army Bureau of Current Affairs 40 -- 40 -- 50 -- atomic weapons see also -- see also -- 2 -- 93 -- 110 -- Attlee, Clement [Lord] 2-4 -- 2-4 -- 50 -- 192 -- 195 -- 205 -- 229 -- Auden, W.H. 29 -- 29 -- 39
  • Baistow, Tom viii -- viii -- 105 -- Baldwin, Stanley [Lord] 30 -- 30 -- 33 -- 39 -- 190 -- Balogh, Tommy [Lord] 164 -- Bank of England 4 -- 4 -- 67 -- Barber, Anthony [Lord] 155 -- Barnes, Sir Denis 122 -- 122 -- 145 -- 152-3 -- Barry, Sir Gerald 65-6 -- Bartholomew, Guy 207 -- Basnett, David [Lord] 201 -- 201 -- 215 -- 226-7 -- 241 -- Beavan, John [Lord Ardwick] 80 -- Beaverbrook, Max [Lord] see also Daily -- see also Daily -- 46 -- 66 -- 102 -- 202 -- 265 -- Beckett, Sir Terence 230-1 -- Beecroft, Jimmy 96 -- Benn, Tony 167 -- 167 -- 177 -- 188 -- 190 -- 194 -- 196-7 -- 199 -- and GG, 177-8
  • Berlin 2 -- 2 -- 49 -- 61 -- 115-16 -- 251 -- Berlin, Sir Isaiah 273 -- Bevan, Aneurin 38 -- 38 -- 70-85 -- 92 -- 95 -- 110 -- 112 -- 123 -- 144 -- 188 -- 249 -- and GG, 71-3 -- and GG, 76 -- and GG, 81 -- and Hugh Gaitskell, 74 -- and Hugh Gaitskell, 78 -- and Hugh Gaitskell, 80-5 -- founds NHS, 4 -- founds NHS, 7 -- founds NHS, 71-2 -- health and death, 81 -- health and death, 93-4 -- nuclear disarmament, 75-9 -- political beliefs, xii-xii, 71 -- political beliefs, xii-xii, 80 -- political beliefs, xii-xii, 82-5 -- Beveridge, William [Lord] 4 -- 4 -- 112 -- Bevin, Ernest 5 -- 5
Control code
654103857
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 287 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849642286
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt18fmzgh
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654103857
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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