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Professor Des Ball: The insurgent intellectual

Desmond John Ball, born May 20, 1947; died October 12, 2016.Des Ball arrived at the Australian National University in February 1965, as a 16-year-old fresh from Timboon in country Victoria. He was a scholarship boy who had earlier topped his home sta

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Des Ball: a rare influence on thinking about secrets and war

Spy agencies once classified Des Ball as a "person of interest", but he was far, far more interested in understanding their shadowy secrets.

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