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Semi Views Sir Zelman Cowan and wife answer questions put to then by the press
Reporter (Unseen): "Sir Zelman, do you feel that if a labour government is returned to office could strip you of many of your powers?
Sir Zelman: "I don't know".
Reporter: "Could you see great changes in your office as Governor General?
Sir Zelman: "I really can't forces the future in this way".
Reporter: "Do you think the Governor General if you like has become somewhat ???viable now in light of the decision Sir John Kerr took in November 1975?
Sir Zelman: "It was an important office, and it is an important office".
Reporter: "Sir Zelman do you have an opinion on Australia becoming a Republic".
Sir Zelman: "No I do not have an opinion I don't believe that in Australia at the present time there is a prevailing Republican ???, I think we have a long history of association with the United Kingdom and a long history of association with the monarch. I believe that patterns the constitutional patterns of attitudes have charged somewhat, in other words our whole set of relationships have changed. But I do not believe Republican sentiment is a prevailing sentiment in this country".
Reporter: Sir Zelman, do you see any fundamental changes at all in the roll of Governor General?.
Sir Zelman: "I believe that as I see the role of the Governor General and I tried to describe that before I believe that that role.............
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