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The Sarah Palin Stopper
Code: 172  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: , Feminism, History, Biography & Memoir, Politics & Current Affairs
Saturday, May 19 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Ticketed: $20/$15
Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay, 22 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay Venue & Transport Info
Joe McGinniss, Annabel Crabb (facilitator)
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Joe McGinniss’s book has been credited with playing a large role in deterring Sarah Palin from seeking nomination as Republican candidate for US President. Here the acclaimed writer of numerous books that have defined certain issues in American society and politics (The Selling of the President, Fatal Vision) talks to Annabel Crabb about his biography of the former Vice-Presidential candidate, and how it was that Palin ever got as far as she did.

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Joe McGinniss (International)

Joe McGinniss is a New York Times bestselling author of 12 books on topics ranging from crime and politics to horse-racing and football. He has worked as an investigative journalist for over 40 years and has spent time living in Alaska, at one stage living next door to the Palins. The Rogue is destined to become Joe’s crowning achievement.

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Annabel Crabb (Australian)

Annabel Crabb is the ABC's chief online political writer. She has been a journalist for more than 12 years, covering national politics for 10. Annabel has worked extensively in newspapers, radio and television as a political commentator, and has been a regular on the ABC's Insiders program since its inception in 2001. She is interested in new platforms for political reporting, and has established a regular live Twittercast of parliamentary Question Time at the Twitter site @CrabbTwitsard, as well as regular commentary at @annabelcrabb.

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