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When you’re running a major event nothing is more useful than the chance to have a decent rehearsal. The Federal Capital Commission, charged with the opening ceremony for Old Parliament House on 9 May 1927, got to do just that with the unveiling of the Speaker’s Chair in the House of Representatives Chamber on 11 October 1926.
Ninety years ago the first issue of the Canberra Times rolled off the presses at the newspaper’s headquarters on the corner of Cooyong and Mort Street in Civic.
In this edited excerpt, Russell Schneider recalls the ‘Confessional’ chair of legendary political journalist, Alan Reid.