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Australia / Political Chaos #480292

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 11, 1975
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(Studio) Governor General of Australia, John Kerr, fired Labor party Premier Gough Whitlam over budget crisis and country in uproar.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Canberra, Australia) Leader liberal and country party, Malcolm Fraser, is new prem. Whitlam in trouble over negotiation of secret loans to Arabs to fund takeover of American and other foreign-owned companies in Australia. Senator there refused to pass legislature from House, controlled by Whit lam. Fraser to head caretaker government during election campaign. Demonstrations and strikes held in support of Labor party [WHITLAM - says may say God Save the Queen because nothing will save Governor General]
REPORTER: Clark Todd

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Todd, Clark
Duration:
00:02:00

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