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Henry 'Jo' Gullett interviewed by Mel Pratt for the Mel Pratt collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2241092
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 1970 November 14 - 19 
2 tape reels : 1 7/8 ips, mono. ; 5 in. 
Series

Mel Pratt collection.

Summary

Gullet describes how be became interested in politics; growing up on Hill Station; his experiences during World War II in the Middle East, Greece and New Guinea; standards of behaviour and performance in Parliament; Billy Hughes; Robert Menzies; Lord Bruce; Ben Chifley; Joe Lyons; Dame Enid Lyons; Dr Evatt; Sir Phillip MacBride; Sir William McKell; Arthur Calwell; Lord Casey; the Petrov Affair; Browne and Fitzgerald being brought to the Bar of the House; Charlie Morgan; the DLP; Lambrigg and surrounds; minority parties; the Country Party; Harold Holt; John Lang; Arthur Fuller; the Dept. of External Affairs; foreign policy; the wool industry; Australian traditions and attitudes; the white Australia policy; social attitudes; censorship; immigration; early Canberra as a city.

Biography/History

Henry Gullett was born in London in 1914, and held the federal seat of Henty for the Liberal Party from 1950 to 1955.

Notes

Sound of Australian birds in background of tape.

Recorded at his home, "Lambrigg" on the Murrumbidgee.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-214840243

Index/Finding Aid Note Uncorrected transcript (typescript, 67 leaves) 
Subjects Gullett, H. B. (Henry Baynton), 1914-1999 -- Interviews.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Pratt, Mel, -1986, Interviewer

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