Chris Mullin: Witness to History
He was there when Tony Blair became Prime Minister of the UK – and carefully documented his rise and fall. As a television journalist, he campaigned against injustices such as the Birmingham Six convictions – six innocent Irishmen sentenced to life imprisonment for the Birmingham pub bombings. As a Member of Parliament, he’s taken on the full might of the Freemasons. He observed and documented the Machiavellian machinations of Peter Mandelson and Alastair Campbell. This week’s guest, Chris Mullin, has seen history at first hand, and carefully preserved it in his diaries. Published this week, his book A WALK-ON PART reveals what really happened during a crucial period of recent British history. And, by the way, he’s currently a judge for the Man Booker Prize, 2011 – can you pick up a clue as to how it’s going to go? Listen and be amazed!
All this together with Dave Bartram, Donna Ballman and Ali in the chatroom! Were you there? Well, if you weren’t – at least you can listen to the recording, here. But…don’t miss out next week!
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