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Politics, History and Storytelling – “Recollections of a Bleeding Heart” – Don Watson

March 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Campaigning, History, Political Communication, Politics, Prose, Writing

Politics and history are alike and inseparable in that the craft of both is storytelling. Masters of both juggle past and present to create coherent narratives, the historian to make the past knowable, the politician to do this with the present.

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