FORA.tv Speaker - Martin Kettle
Martin Kettle writes for the Guardian on British, European and American politics, as well as the media, law, music and many other subjects. He has worked on the Guardian since 1984 in several capacities, including as a columnist, classical music critic, political leader writer, Guardian Europe editor and US bureau chief 1997-2001. He was chief leader writer 2001-6. He was appointed an assistant editor of the paper in 1994.
Before joining the Guardian he was political correspondent of the Sunday Times and before that home affairs correspondent of New Society magazine. He is the author of Policing the Police (with Peter Hain) and Uprising (with Lucy Hodges) and was the editor of the Guardian Guide to the New Europe and the Guardian Guide to the European Single Currency.
He was born in Yorkshire in 1949 and educated at Leeds modern school and Oxford University, where he studied modern history. He is married to Alison Hannah and has two adult sons.
10.27.08 | 01:04:37 min
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