Cahill, Jack

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CAHILL, Jack. (John Denis). Canadian (born Australia), b. 1926. Genres: Biography, History. Career: Apprentice reporter for Australian newspapers, 1946-50; Daily Telegraph, Sydney, Australia, chief crime reporter, 1951-56; Sun, Vancouver, British Columbia, chief crime reporter, 1959, chief of British Columbia Legislature Bureau, 1959-63, chief of Ottawa Bureau, 1963-65; Star, Toronto, Ontario, chief of Legislative Bureau, 1966-69, national editor, 1969-70, chief of Ottawa Bureau, 1970-73, chief of Asian Bureau, Hong Kong, 1973-78, senior feature writer, 1978-91. Publications: If You Don't Like the War, Switch the Damn Thing Off!, 1979; Hot Box: The Mississauga Disaster, 1980; John Turner: The Long Run (biography), 1984; Words of War, 1987; Forgotten Patriots, 1998. Address: Beverley Slopen, 131 Bloor St. W., Suite 711, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 1S3.