A Matter of Principle

Author(s): Jana Wendt

Biography & Memoir

In "A Matter of Principle" Australia's most experienced and well respected interviewer Jana Wendt engages an assortment of people in the worlds of politics, society, art, sport, music and architecture. Wendt gets under the skin of her subjects to discover that which is genuine and authentic about each. The elegant interviews reveal the thoughts of people such as art critic Robert Hughes, Australian Federal Police Commissioner Mick Keelty, former US Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage, former German foreign minister Joschka Fischer, writer David Malouf, actor Charlotte Rampling, architect Frank Gehry, artist Bill Henson, swimmer Shane Gould, and others.


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Jana Wendt was born in Melbourne in 1956 and began her career as a researcher for the ABC before becoming a reporter for Channel 10. She was the youngest ever, and first female, reporter on 60 Minutes, before moving across in 1988 to host A Current Affair. Jana returned to 60 Minutes in 1994 and became a contributing correspondent to the American edition of the show. Jana has also hosted the Seven Network's Witness, and Nine Network's Sunday. During her career, Jana has been the recipient of a number of awards, including the Gold Logie and Penguin award for Best Current Affairs Presenter.

General Fields

  • : 9780522854145
  • : 40789
  • : 40789
  • : 0.354
  • : November 2007
  • : 234mm X 153mm X 20mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 208
  • : Paperback
  • : Jana Wendt