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The Rise and Fall of Robert Maxwell

John Preston In Conversation With Hannah MacInnes

60 mins watch time

Posted March 2021

Culture, History

Within a few days of his death, politician and media tycoon Robert Maxwell was being reviled as the embodiment of greed and corruption. No one had ever fallen so far and so quickly. What went so wrong? How did a war hero and model of society become reduced to a bloated, amoral wreck? Journalist and author John Preston uncovers the true story of his rise and fall.