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Henry Gullett interviewed by Clarrie Hermes and Pat Shaw in the Parliament's oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2076118
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Gullett, H. B. (Henry Baynton), 1914-1999, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1984 Mar. 5-1988 Dec. 13 
15 audio cassettes (ca. 943 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

Parliament's oral history project.

Summary

Gullett speaks of his family background; early life; father's political career and political figures and life of that period; W. M. Hughes; education; Sorbonne; Oxford; Second World War; attempt at 1943 election; Election in Henty by-election 1946; post-war Australia; Dame Enid Lyons; Richard Casey; political career; numerous politicians and issues during his career; White Australia policy; defence; Bill Wentworth; Banking Bill of 1949; Ben Chifley; Frank Ford; Archie Cameron; committees; role as Whip; Deputy Speaker; Communism; retirement from Parliament; Greek Ambassador; Paul Hasluck; achievements in Parliament.

Biography/History

Gullett held the seat of Henty for the Liberal Party from March 1946 to November 1955.

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 between 5 March 1984 and 13 December 1988.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-217797273

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript (423 p.) and index available. 
Subjects Gullett, H. B. (Henry Baynton), 1914-1999 -- Interviews.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- History.
Other authors/contributors Shaw, Pat, Interviewer  |  Hermes, Clarrie, Interviewer  |  Australia. Department of the Parliamentary Library

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ORAL TRC 4900/55
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ORAL TRC 4900/55 (transcript)
Copy: Transcript
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