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Demos Krouskos interviewed by Barry York in the China Maytime Festival Tour 1971 oral history project
Bib ID 6255179
Format AudioAudio [spoken word]
Author
Krouskos, Demos, 1949-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2013 
2 sound files (approximately 187 min.) 
Series

China Maytime Festival Tour 1971 oral history project.

Summary

Demos Krouskos, born in Greece, talks about his birth; his family and their background; migrating to and the trip to Australia; Bonegilla, Vic.; his parents’ employment; the Melbourne Greek community; AFL; religion; his schooling and education; Catholics and Protestants; La Trobe University; Melbourne University; the people who influenced him at university; his musical interests; May 1968; international youth movements; the nature of world politics; Vietnam War; Doug White; Ted Hill; Maoism; his marriage; his daughter; Albert Langer; communism; his visit to China as part of a group in 1971; meeting Zhou Enlai; seeing Chairman Mao; Ted Bull; the diplomacy of China; Shanghai; May Day at Tiananmen Square, Beijing; giving talks about the trip in Australia; revisiting China in 2011 as part of an official delegation; People's Liberation Army; his impressions of today’s China.

Notes

Recorded on 11 May 2013 in Abbotsford, Victoria.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (17 pages) 
Subjects Krouskos, Demos, 1949- -- Interviews.  |  Health services administrators -- Victoria -- Interviews.  |  Political participation -- Australia.  |  China -- Foreign relations -- 1949-1976 -- Anecdotes.  |  China -- Description and travel.
Occupation Health services administrators.
Other authors/contributors York, Barry, 1951-, Interviewer

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