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Full name: Sir Max Hastings, FRSL

Area of interest: Politics, Military history

Journals/Organisation: Daily Mail | Financial Times | The Guardian

Email: http://www.maxhastings.com/contact

Personal website: http://www.maxhastings.com

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Representation: http://www.gordonpoole.com/after-dinner-speaker/sir-max-hastings.aspx

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About: http://www.maxhastings.com/about

Education: Charterhouse School and University College, Oxford

Career: reporter and foreign correspondent for the BBC and the London Evening Standard; editor/editor-in-chief at the Daily Telegraph 1986-1996; editor, Evening Standard until 2001 (ret)

Current position/role: columnist, former editor of the Daily Telegraph and the London Evening Standard

Other roles/Main role: historian

Other activities: President of the Campaign to Protect Rural England 2002-2007

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Controversy/Criticism: The oldest hatred revisited - Melanie Phillips Diary, 11th March 2004

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Scoops: When Hastings was with the 2nd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment as part of the British press corps reporting the Falklands War, the troops were ordered to stop but Hastings received no order and walked on, becoming the first man with the Falklands Task Force to arrive in the capital, Port Stanley. He then arranged an interview with the commanding officer of the Argentine forces who had occupied the islands

Other: Son of Macdonald Hastings and Anne Scott-James; Grandson of Basil McDonald Hastings, journalist and playwright

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Latest work: Did you really shoot the television?: a family memoir OCLC310154411, March 2010. Review here by Dominic Sandbrook in The Sunday Times

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Website: MailOnline / Max Hastings

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  • Wikipedia bio
  • New Statesman: profile - Once Fleet Street's most feared editor, he now speaks for the countryside. But can he ever learn to be a gentleman? Max Hastings profiled - Sholto Byrnes, August 2002