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The Wran Era edited by Troy Bramston

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April 2007, no. 290
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The Wran Era edited by Troy Bramston

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April 2007, no. 290

Neville Wran was nothing if not sartorial. He represented the new generation of politicians – dapper, immaculately tailored, effortlessly elegant – and stood out from his Labor colleagues in their crumpled suits and gaudy ties. His dress sense was not merely a matter of personal taste but also a political statement. He once appeared on the podium of a Labor party conference perspiring uncomfortably in the glare of the arc lights. A colleague leaned over and urged him to take off his jacket. Wran retorted, ‘What! And look like a Labor politician.’ It was classic Nev.

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The Wran Era

edited by Troy Bramston

Federation Press, $34.95 pb, 335 pp

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