The National Remembers The Whitlam Dismissal And Talks To Albert Patrick Field

This is a video of The National’s coverage of the tenth anniversary of the Whitlam Dismissal.

In 1985, the ABC had replaced its nightly television news and current affairs half-hour with a bizarre program called The National, which attempted to combine news and analysis in one package. Naturally, it didn’t last.

The National didn’t manage to secure an interview with Gough Whitlam, even though he gave multiple interviews to other networks and programs. [Read more…]