Robert Manne with Geraldine Doogue on ABC/RN Saturday Extra Saturday 24th March
La Trobe's Emeritus professor of politics, Robert Manne had his larynx
removed after throat cancer. But that's not keeping him from contributing
to the national discourse.
After having his larynx removed, Professor of politics, Robert Manne believed
his contribution in public discussions about the nation and international
affairs, was over. He was contented though with continuing his writing.
Robert is the author of several books, with the latest On Borrowed Time,
and is a regular contributor to The Monthly and The Guardian and has written
three Quarterly Essays. But, Robert is back in the public domain talking to
Geraldine Doogue about finding his voice again and the current Australian
Link to ABC/RN or simply play below.
Watch the Singing Cowboy's anti-smoking video
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For more information on the Singing Cowboy click here to read the pdf
A video about communication, specifically after total laryngectomy (surgical removal of the larynx). This video also highlights good communication skills and can be used in training for anyone working with the public. Produced by the South East Coast Laryngectomy groups: YakityYak in Brighton and Necks Best in Eastbourne / Hastings.