Kim Keane -Journalist

INTERVIEW: Kim Keane- 1972-3   

 

PLACE: Wellington NZ

 

NOTES: Keane discusses his work in Melbourne, Australia with Egon Erwin Kisch, a Jewish communist and anti-war activist, born into the German-speaking Jewish community of Prague.  Kim Keane was married to Wendy Lowenstein’s (nee Robertson) sister Shirley.  The interview was conducted in the Keane’s Wellington home probably in 1972/3. .

 

Aitape, New Guinea. 16 March 1945  

War correspondents sitting on a log in the jungle in the Aitape sector.

Left to right: Kim Keane, Melbourne, Vic ‘Herald’; Gordon Holland, Melbourne, Vic Argus’; 

Aust. War Museum  https://www.awm.gov.au/index.php/collection/C368648

 

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LOWENSTEIN FAMILY COLLECTION

 

NATIONAL LIBRARY AUSTRALIA ORAL HISTORY

 

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