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Edward St. John interviewed by Vivienne Rae-Ellis for the Parliament's oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1179585
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
St. John, Edward, 1916-1994, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1983 July 5-July 7 
8 audio cassettes (ca. 392 min.) : 1 7/8. 
Series

Parliament's oral history project.

Summary

Edward Henry St. John, speaks of his mother; university life; Gough Whitlam; John Kerr; Nigel Bowen; Garfield Barwick; pre-selection; 1966 election; parliament; maiden speech; the Voyager; John Gorton; resignation from Liberal party; 1969 election; Liberal party after 1969; contemporary issues.

Biography/History

St. John held the seat of Warringah, New South Wales for the Liberal Party and as an Independent from November 1966 to October 1969.

Notes

Parliament's oral history project is an ongoing project administered by the Australian Parliamentary Library focussing on retired parliamentarians and their political careers.

Recorded in Sydney on 5-7 July 1983.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-217943552

Related Material Earlier interview with Edward St. John is available in the National Library of Australia's Oral History & Indigenous Programs collection at ORAL TRC 830. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Uncorrected transcript (typescript, 182 leaves) and index available. Timed summary available. 
Subjects St. John, Edward, 1916-1994 -- Interviews.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- History.
Other authors/contributors Rae-Ellis, Vivienne, 1930-2015, Interviewer  |  Australia. Department of the Parliamentary Library

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ORAL TRC 4900/70
Copy: Recording
Special Collections Reading Room
ORAL TRC 4900/70 (transcript)
Copy: Transcript
Special Collections Reading Room
ORAL TRC 4900/70 (summary)
Copy: Summary
Special Collections Reading Room

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