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Downfall: The Destruction of Charles Mackay

Author Paul Diamond talks about his new book Downfall: The Destruction of Charles Mackay. The event took place at the National Library of New Zealand in Wellington, on 7 December 2022.

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  • 00:01 - Welcome from Neill Atkinson, ManatÅ« Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • 01:26 - Paul Diamond
  • 53:10 - Questions from the audience

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Record date:7th December 2022
Location:Taiwhanga Kauhau (National Library), Wellington
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Archive:The master recording is archived at the Alexander Turnbull Library (OHDL-004701).