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Barry Jones

Barry Jones reviews ‘The Memoirs of Zelman Cowen: A public life’ by Zelman Cowen

September 2006, no. 284 01 September 2006
Justice Michael Kirby’s launching of Sir Zelman Cowen’s memoirs at the Melbourne University’s Woodward Centre in early June was a great Melbourne occasion. Two of Cowen’s successors as governor-general, Sir Ninian Stephen and Archbishop Peter Hollingworth, attended as part of a galaxy of judges, barristers, academics and a scattering of ex-politicians. The occasion was a festival of orator ... (read more)