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Robert Menzies, Herbert Vere Evatt and Harold Macmillan speaking at the Parliamentary dinner for the British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan in the Menzies MS 4936 collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1341811
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Menzies, Robert, Sir, 1894-1978, Speaker
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1958 Jan. 29 
2 sound tape reels (ca. 46 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half track, mono. ; 7 in. 

Menzies MS 4936 collection.


Reel 28 contains speeches by Menzies and leader of the opposition, Doctor Evatt in which they welcome Harold Macmillan, speak of his attributes, achievements and Australia's attitudes towards him. Reel 29 contains a speech by Macmillan who speaks of Britain's attitudes to Australia; Britain's recent achievements; current overseas situation; heads of government negotiations; UK and US relations; defense responsibilities in S.E. Asia; the Commonwealth and threats to the principles of freedom.


Part of a collection of recordings which originally accompanied the Sir Robert Menzies Papers held in the manuscripts section at the National Library of Australia.

Recorded on 29 January 1958, at Canberra, A.C.T.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Subjects Menzies, Robert, Sir, 1894-1978 -- Political and social views.  |  Evatt, H. V. (Herbert Vere), 1894-1965 -- Political and social views.  |  Macmillan, Harold, 1894-1986 -- Political and social views.  |  Prime ministers -- Australia.  |  Prime ministers -- Great Britain.  |  Politicians -- Australia.  |  Political oratory -- Australian Capital Territory -- Canberra.  |  Dinners and dining -- Australian Capital Territory -- Canberra.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1945-1965.  |  Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-1964.  |  Australia -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.  |  Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Australia.  |  Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Occupation Prime ministers.  |  Politicians.
Other authors/contributors Evatt, H. V. (Herbert Vere), 1894-1965, Speaker  |  Macmillan, Harold, 1894-1986, Speaker


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