Diaries Volume Two
Power and the People is the second of four volumes, and covers the first two years of New Labour government, beginning with their landslide victory at the polls in 1997.
Volume Two details the initial challenges faced by Labour as they come to power and settle into running the country. It covers an astonishing array of events and personalities, progress and setbacks, crises and scandals, as Labour make the transition from opposition to office.
"Campbell is a compelling diarist... The Campbell Diaries provide the fullest insider account so far of new Labour's ascent to power."
--"The Times, " on Vol. 1
"Campbell's world is the brutal, angry, hard-driven, jokey, football-crazed and intensely male world of tabloid journalism. He is a fluent and industrious reporter, with amazing stamina."
--"Telegraph", on Vol. 1
"There are plenty of nuggets here that are fascinating, some passages that make you wince and others that are gripping. It has historical value."
--"Observer", on Vol. 1