Eddie Obeid: Kate McClymont answers your questions

At 12.30pm on Monday, Herald journalist and author of He Who Must Be Obeid Kate McClymont answered your questions about how she documented the fall of the state's most corrupt politician, Eddie Obeid.

Former NSW MLC Eddie Obeid has been found corrupt by the Independent Commission Against Corruption for lobbying in the interests of his secret family businesses and his role in gaining a coal licence over his family farm, which would have led to a $30 million windfall.

In their new book He Who Must Be Obeid, Kate McClymont and Linton Besser document Obeid's web of  business interests, political alliances and his unwavering chase for a dollar - no matter who got in the way.

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Eddie Obeid set for the big screen?

Kate McClymont, co-author of He Who Must Be Obeid says there has already been requests to turn her book into a TV series.

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Read an extract of Kate McClymont and Linton Besser's book He Who Must Be Obeid.

Read McClymont's speech from the book launch.


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