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Book

Author
Street, Jessie (ed. Lenore Coltheart)
Title
Jessie Street: A revised autobiography
Imprint
The Federation Press, 2004
Abstract

Jessie Street was a key figure in Australian political life for over 50 years. She was the only Australian woman delegate at the founding of the United Nations in 1945; the initiator of the 1967 "Aboriginal" amendment of the Australian Constitution; the colleague of Pablo Picasso on the World Peace Council Executive; and a controversial promoter of the Soviet Union during the Cold War, known as "Red Jessie" to a generation of Australians. (Federation Press website)

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