• Short Summary

    The Australian Prime Minister, Mr. John Gorton...one of the most controversial the country has had...today?

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    The Australian Prime Minister, Mr. John Gorton...one of the most controversial the country has had...today voted himself out of office at an emergency meeting of Liberal Party leaders in Canberra today. Mr. Gorton was succeeded by Mr. William McMahon, 63 year old Foreign Minister and political veteran. Mr. Gorton was later appointed Defence Minister. The events follow the resignation of a cabinet minister after accusing his chief of "disloyalty". At today's meeting, Mr. Gorton voted against himself after the ballet of liberal Party leaders resulted in a 33 all decision.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACP81EG9RE2SJMS196WK6PZWGT
    Media URN:
    VLVACP81EG9RE2SJMS196WK6PZWGT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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