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Robert Kee : A Journalist and an Author!

Kavishala LabsKavishala Labs October 9, 2021
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Robert Kee a British broadcaster, journalist, and writer, was born on the 5th of Oct,1919, and is known for his historical works on World War II and Ireland.

His series extremely challenged viewers on the UK mainland as Kee interviewed gunmen and bombers who had taken part in Ireland's struggle for independence.

Adversities that Kee faced -

Whereas in 1983 Kee had officially collaborated with David Frost, Anna Ford, Michael Parkinson, and Angela Rippon to become one of the so-called "Famous Five", who launched TV-am in a blaze of publicity.

But the station was criticized for being far too high-brow for a breakfast audience and the company suffered financial problems throughout its early years. After a great deal of bloodletting, it later recovered but lost the franchise in 1992.

Kee continued writing mainly on World War II and Ireland.

However, a former literary editor of The Spectator he presented or appeared on various book programs including the BBC's weekly review Paperbacks.

The campaign for the release of the imprisoned Guildford Four and the Maguire Seven who had been convicted of taking part in the Guilford pub bombings in 1974 has been under his supervision.

Reflecting on his true being let's read out a poem that defines his absolute presence in the World of Writing:


A Writer writes  

A writer writes when he wants to

and when he doesn't.  

A writer writes when he is inspired

and when he isn't.  

A writer writes when the words are flowing from his mind like moisture off of a waterfall

and when the words are as scarce as republicans in Boston.  

A writer writes because he is a writer,

not because there are people who will cheer him on when he is finished.  

Sure, most writers dream of the cheers,

but a writer who will be a writer tomorrow

is one who writes even when the fans don’t show up.  

A writer writes when everything looks hopeless

and when everything is falling into place.  

A writer writes as a baby cooks.  

A writer writes as a child plays.  

A writer writes as a teenager dreams.  

And a writer writes as a grownup worries.  

A writer isn't a writer b

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