John Gorton, 1968–71
- Minister for Defence, March–August 1971
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[Records of the Official Historian Peter Edwards – A Nation at War – Source material. Working notes/research material:] Papers from Prime Minister's Department Files 1969. Includes papers on the White paper on student dissent, Gorton's 1969 election policy speech, his press conferences and letters to him concerning Vietnam
[Records of the Official Historian Peter Edwards – A Nation at War – Source material. Working notes/research material:] Papers from Prime Minister's Department Files 1968 on diplomatic issues including Gorton's New Zealand and Southeast Asia visits, SEATO and ANZUS meetings, the attack on HMAS Hobart and [Minister for External Affairs] Paul Hasluck's overseas visits
Secret statements on war situation: 1) Prime Minister's address to State Premiers, 3 Feb 1943; 2) Prime Minister's statement in secret session, 20 Feb 1942; Notes for Prime Minister on war situation, Feb 1942
Keywords: Gorton, John Gorton, J G Gorton, John Grey Gorton
Location: Australian War Memorial
Reference numbers: AWM263
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