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Press veteran dies

Sydney Morning Herald

Friday April 1, 2011

Alan Fitzgerald, a long-time member of the National Press Club, and its president from 1969 to 1971, has died. Born in 1935, Mr Fitzgerald joined the parliamentary press gallery in the 1960s. He worked for The Canberra Times, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Sunday Australian, The Sun-Herald, The Observer and 2CA. He also wrote several books and was later a senior public servant. He died of brain cancer, surrounded by family in Canberra.

© 2011 Sydney Morning Herald

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