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Kee, The Green Flag: A History of Irish Nationalism.

Kee, Robert. The Green Flag: A History of Irish Nationalism. London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1972. Octavo. 877 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective collector’s mylar. Excellent, as new condition with only minor signs of wear. Rare in this condition.

Robert Kee, CBE (5 October 1919 – 11 January 2013) was a British broadcaster, journalist and writer, known for his historical works on World War II and Ireland. His career in journalism began immediately after the Second World War. He worked for the Picture Post, then later became a special correspondent for The Sunday Times and The Observer. He was also literary editor of The Spectator. In 1949 Kee was a witness at the marriage of his friend George Orwell to Sonia Brownell. Kee wrote and presented the documentary series Ireland – A Television History in 1980. The work was widely shown both in the United Kingdom and the United States and received great critical acclaim, winning the Christopher Ewart-Biggs Memorial Prize. Following the series’ transmission on RTÉ, the Irish national broadcaster, Kee won a Jacob’s Award for his script and presentation. He was involved in the launch of TV-am in 1983 as one of the “Famous Five”, along with David Frost, Anna Ford, Michael Parkinson and Angela Rippon. He was also amongst those who successfully campaigned for the release of the Guildford Four, the Maguire Seven and the Birmingham Six. (Wikipedia).

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Kee, The Green Flag: A History of Irish Nationalism.
Kee, The Green Flag: A History of Irish Nationalism.