Friday essay: how Blanche d'Alpuget's 'warts and all' biography of her lover Bob Hawke helped make him prime minister
By Chris Wallace, Professor, School of Politics Economics & Society, Faculty of Business Government & Law, University of Canberra
Bob Hawke spent 24 years married to his second wife, Blanche d'Alpuget, whose canny 1981 biography helped make him ALP leader – and one of our most beloved PMs. Chris Wallace tells their story.
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- Thursday, February 2nd 2023