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Archives for September 1976

The Death Of Chairman Mao Tse-Tung

The Chinese leader, Mao Tse-Tung, died on September 9, 1976.

A statement by Opposition Leader Gough Whitlam is shown below, as is the Hansard transcript of the House of Representatives condolence debate on September 14, 1976. [Read more…]

Kerr Speaks Of The Queen And Young People

The precise date and location of this extract from a speech by Sir John Kerr are not clear.

Given in September 1976, Kerr spoke of the forthcoming visit by the Queen. He also referred to what he regarded as alarming influences on young people, especially in the education system. [Read more…]