Australian Left Review

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The Life and Times of Wilfred Burchett


Laurie Aarons


For daring to tell the story of Hiroshima, the Korean and Viet Nam wars from the "other side", Wilfred Burchett was often the centre of public abuse. But time has not lessened the controversy regarding his reputation as one of Australia's most distinguished journalists. In reply to Robert Manne's virulent attack in Quadrant, Laurie Aarons writes about the man and the allegations.