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Peter C. Newman

AKA Peta Karel Neuman

Born: 10-May-1929
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist, Author

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: The Canadian Establishment

Wife: Christina McCall (journalist, 2nd, b. 1935, div., d. 2005)
Wife: Alvy (4th, m.)

    High School: Upper Canada College

    Maclean's Editor (1971-82)
    The Toronto Star Editor-in-Chief (1968-71)
    Financial Post Editor, Montreal (1953-56)
    Financial Post reporter (1951-53)
    Order of Canada
    Czech Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry

Author of books:
The Flame of Power: Intimate Profiles of Canada's Greatest Businessmen (1959, biography)
Renegade in Power: The Diefenbaker Years (1963, biography of John Diefenbaker)
The Distemper of Our Times: Canadian Politics In Transition 1963-1968 (1968, biography of Lester Bowles Pearson)
Home Country: People, Places and Power Politics (1973, anthology)
The Canadian Establishment (1975)
The Bronfman Dynasty: The Rothschilds of the New World (1978, biography of Charles Bronfman et al.)
The Canadian Establishment, Volume 2: The Acquisitors (1981)
The Establishment Man: A Portrait of Power (1982, biography of Conrad Black)
True North, Not Strong and Free: Defending the Peaceable Kingdom in the Nuclear Age (1983)
Company of Adventurers (1985, history of the Hudson's Bay Company)
Caesars of the Wilderness: Company of Adventurers, volume 2 (1987, history)
Sometimes a Great Nation: Will Canada Belong to the 21st Century? (1988)
Empire of the Bay: An Illustrated History of the Hudson's Bay Company (1989, history)
Merchant Princes: Company of Adventurers, volume 3 (1991, history)
The Canadian Revolution, 1985-1995: From Deference To Defiance (1995)
Titans: How the New Canadian Establishment Seized Power (1998)
The Secret Mulroney Tapes: Unguarded Confessions of a Prime Minister (2005, biography of Brian Mulroney)

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