Nicholas Stuart is a columnist with the Canberra Times.
Nick Stuart has written three books,
Kevin Rudd: An Unauthorised Political Biography;
What Goes Up: Behind the 2007 Election; and
Rudd's Way: November 2007 - June 2010.
This column is just an amazing fact that hasn't been written about before and deserves a bigger audience.
It's not my research, of course. Distinguished Professor Robert O'Neill discovered how the ANZUS Treaty actually got started. He incorporated the details in a speech he presented to the Airpower Conference this week, where I heard it.
This is the way I reported it in the Canberra Times today . . .