Archives for May 1975

Whitlam’s Report To The Nation On CHOGM And US Visit

Following his trip to Jamaica for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and visits to the United States and Peru, Whitlam delivered a televised report to the nation on May 13, 1975.

The CHOGM meeting was held in Kingston, Jamaica.

Whilst in Washington, Whitlam met with President Gerald Ford, Vice-President Nelson Rockefeller and Secretary of State Dr. Henry Kissinger. [Read more…]

Whitlam Tries To Speak Greek On 3ZZ

This is a delightful clip of Prime Minister Gough Whitlam grappling with Greek in preparation for a broadcast on 3ZZ.

3ZZ was an access radio station in Melbourne, with what we used to call an “ethnic audience”.

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