The Killing Season Uncut

The Killing Season Uncut

by Sarah Ferguson, Patricia Drum

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ISBN-13: 9780522869958
Publisher: Melbourne University Publishing
Publication date: 11/01/2016
Edition description: Main
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Sarah Ferguson is an ABC journalist. In the same year that she worked on The Killing Season, she also wrote and presented Hitting Home, the landmark series on domestic violence. She has presented the ABC's 7.30 and worked as a journalist on Four Corners, where she won three Walkleys including the Gold Walkley in 2011 for 'A Bloody Business'. She has also won the Melbourne Press Club Gold Quill Award, four Logies for most outstanding public affairs report, as well as the George Munster Award for Independent Journalism and the Queensland Premier's Literary Award.

Patricia Drum has been a researcher for the ABC's Four Corners and Media Watch, and a producer at 7.30. She is also a solicitor and has worked in federal politics as an adviser. Patricia returned to the ABC in 2013 to research the documentary series, The Killing Season.

Table of Contents

Authors' Note ix

Prologue 1

1 The Pitch 5

2 The Victory 28

3 The Precipice 42

4 A Hard Interview 59

5 Gillard's Story 69

6 Big Dreams 85

7 Tram Wreck 103

8 Blood and Guts 125

9 The Long Game 138

10 The Challenge (Part I) 176

11 The Challenge (Part II) 215

12 The Long Shadow 229

13 No Boundaries 255

14 No-one Escapes Blame 280

Acknowledgements 301

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