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George Williams interviewed by John Bannister in the Australian generations oral history project
Bib ID 6223260
Format AudioAudio [spoken word]
Author
Williams, George, 1942-, Interviewee
 
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Description 2012 
5 sound files (approximately 220 min.) 
Series

Australian generations oral history project.

Summary

George Williams talks about his family and their backgrounds; his parents; growing up in Mosman Park, WA; his childhood; his education and schooling; religion; WWII; his marriage and daughter; studying journalism at university; the changing technology in journalism and in society; the Royal Visit; Sunday Times; The Sun; The Australian; Brian Burke; Murdoch; the rapidly changing Australian society; immigration and multiculturalism; the Whitlam years; his thoughts on Julia Gillard; Australian Aborigines; spiritualism; his retirement; the Australian Men’s Shed Association.

Notes

Catalogue record generated as part of a batch load.

Recorded on 15, 16, 17 and 21 February 2012 in Perth, Western Australia.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (5 pages) 
Subjects Williams, George, 1942- -- Interviews.  |  Journalists -- Western Australia -- Interviews.  |  Intergenerational relations.
Occupation Journalists.
Other authors/contributors Bannister, John (William John Egerton), 1967-, Interviewer

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