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Ink In The Veins

Tuesday 17th January / presented by Kylie Sturgess

One of Australia’s great political activists Aileen Palmer has had the light shone on her fascinating life in a new book.

It’s entitled ‘Ink in Her Veins’ and takes a deep look at some of her amazing life experiences, including participating in the Spanish Civil War and driving a London ambulance during World War II.

Author Sylvia Martin retells Aileen Palmer’s unique life story, beginning in her early days as a prominent activist and member of the Australian Communist Party, through to her experiences with psychiatric illness.

Author Sylvia Martin joined us.

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