• Short Summary

    SEVENTY-FOUR YEAR OLD LORD CASEY, IS TO BE THE NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF AUSTRALIA, IT WAS ANNOUNCED LAST WEDNESDAY.

  • Description

    SEVENTY-FOUR YEAR OLD LORD CASEY, IS TO BE THE NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF AUSTRALIA, IT WAS ANNOUNCED LAST WEDNESDAY.HE WILL SUCCEED VISCOUNT DE LISLE.HIS APPOINTMENT ENDED SPECULATION THAT SIR ALEC DOUGLAS-HOME, WHO QUIT THE LEADERSHIP OF BRITAIN'S STORY PARTY LAST WEEK, MIGHT BE NAMED THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL.

    AN ANNOUNCEMENT FROM BUCKINGHAM PALACE SAID: "THE QUEEN ON THE RECOMMENDATION OF HER MAJESTY'S MINISTERS IN AUSTRALIA HAS BEEN GRACIOUSLY PLEASED TO APPROVE THE APPOINTMENT OF LORD CASEY AS GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF AUSTRALIA."
    LORD CASEY WAS THE AUSTRALIA EXTERNAL AFFAIRS MINISTER FROM 1951 TO 1960 AND WAS CREATED A LIFE BARON IN 1960.VISCOUNT DE LISE HAS BEEN GOVERNOR-GENERAL SINCE AUGUST, 1961.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEJDRKYX17JQTNWX40PBNWBYPI
    Media URN:
    VLVAEJDRKYX17JQTNWX40PBNWBYPI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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