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A political veteran whose diaries were compared favourably to those of Alan Clark and Tony Benn, Chris Mullin had an equally formidable life (Vietnam war reporter, tireless campaigner for the Birmingham Six's release and author of bestselling novel A Very British Coup) before entering the Westminster fold. In a revealing new memoir, Hinterland, he reflects on those early years as well as his time serving under Tony Blair. He talks to Sheena McDonald.
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The former MP and Labour government minister talks candidly about his life. Before entering parliament he reported from wars in Vietnam and Cambodia and tracked down the survivors of the CIA operation in Tibet. Author of acclaimed political diaries and three novels (including A Very British Coup), his successful campaign to free those convicted of the Birmingham bombings was described as 'one of the greatest feats ever achieved by an investigative reporter'.

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