Patrick O’Farrell

Patrick O‘Farrell's books include The Catholic Church and Community: An Australian History, The Irish in Australia, and Vanished Kingdoms.

'Obituary for Manning Clark' by Patrick O’Farrell

July 1991, no. 132 01 July 1991
'Obituary for Manning Clark' by Patrick O’Farrell
On 27 May, 1991, Manning Clark, Australian historian extraordinary, was buried from Canberra’s Roman Catholic cathedral by his friend the Jesuit Dr John Eddy, assisted by Professor Clark’s brother, an Anglican canon, and with the participation of his sons. After his death on 23 May, ABC national television had broadcast an interview of 1989 in which Clark had responded to the question of wheth ... (read more)