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Biographical entry Bickel, Lennard

Occupation
Science writer

Summary

Lennard Bickel, as science writer for "The Australian", was the only reporter from Australia to be officially invited to witness and record the historical first moon landing mission of Apollo II in July 1969.

Details

Writer about scientists and their work; science correspondent for an Australian national newspaper; Commonwealth Literary Fellowship in 1970 to research and write "Rise Up to Life".

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Lennard Bickel - Records, 1960 - 1969, MS 2721; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Bickel Lennard, Rise up to life: a biography of Howard Walter Florey who gave Penicillin to the world, Angus and Robertson (U.K.), London, 1972, 314 pp. Details
  • Bickel, Lennard, Florey, the Man who Made Penicillin., Sun Books, South Melbourne, 1983. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.