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Sons and Daughters: Brian Edwards Interviews John Kirk Television – 1979 News/Current Affairs Documentary

Sons and Daughters: Brian Edwards Interviews John Kirk

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John Kirk, son of the late prime minister Norman Kirk, is Brian Edwards’ interviewee in this episode from a series featuring the children of famous parents. While undeniably proud of his father, he pulls few punches in describing how his family suffered from the often negative attentions of others, and the demands placed on Big Norm which competed with his role as a husband and father — and may ultimately have contributed to his early death. Kirk was an MP representing his father’s seat of Sydenham, but his political career would not be as illustrious.

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Peter Morritt

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Kevin Hume

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Kevin Smith

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He asked me if I would like him to read my hand? Which he did and he was astonishingly accurate.
– John Kirk