Listen to Don Watson's fascinating political journey as he discusses his award-winning, best-selling biography of Paul Keating, Recollections of a Bleeding Heart.
Updated with new content and based on diaries kept during Watson's time as Keating's speechwriter and advisor, this book celebrates its ten-year anniversary in September. Though a 'bleeding heart' liberal trained in history rather than economics, Don Watson became an advisor and friend to Keating during the four turbulent and exhausting years of Keating's Prime Ministership.
Hear an incredibly honest insight into Australian politics. Don Watson was joint winner of the 2003 National Biography Award with Peter Rose.
'This book is like the black box recorder in a plane.' former PM Paul Keating.