• Short Summary

    These crowds in Melbourne had just learnt that the Prime Minister Sir Robert Menzies had been returned to office with a clear majority.

  • Description

    These crowds in Melbourne had just learnt that the Prime Minister Sir Robert Menzies had been returned to office with a clear majority.Counting today has confirmed the government's victory, and put its likely majority at twenty-two with the final outcome depending which way for the two remaining seats still doubtful - Hume in New South Wales and Franklin in Tasmania.At a news conference in Melbourne this afternoon (1.12.63) Sir Robert said and it was a remarkable victory.In his best moments he had thought of a margin of ten or even twelve seats.But the truth of the matter, Sir Robert said, was that the people had done to say that once again we give you our confidence.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAKZ4H4VACRWRWL22DTU2OWQJ1
    Media URN:
    VLVAKZ4H4VACRWRWL22DTU2OWQJ1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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