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Malcolm Booker interviewed by Annie Rushton in the Australian Antarctic Division oral history collection
Bib ID 7343050
Format AudioAudio [spoken word, audiocassette]
Author
Booker, Malcolm, 1915-1998, interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1994 November 9 
1 audiocassette (approximately 27 min.) : analog 
Series

Australian Antarctic Division oral history collection.

Biography/History

Ambassador, commentator and author. Malcolm Booker worked for the Australian government as a diplomat and foreign affairs officer for many years. Booker's earliest postings included Manila, 1950-1952, and Rangoon where he was Charge d'Affaires, 1952-1953. As ambassador, Booker was posted to Thailand in 1960, Italy, 1970-1974 and Yugoslavia, Romania and Bulgaria, 1974-1976. He took early retirement at the end of his term in Belgrade. As a commentator on Australian foreign policy, Booker wrote a weekly foreign affairs column for The Canberra times. He was also the author of several publications. Booker died on 15 July, 1998.

Notes

Recorded on 9 November 1994.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Summary not yet available. Uncorrected transcript (typescript, 8 leaves) available. 
Subjects Booker, Malcolm, 1915-1998 -- Interviews.  |  Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions -- History.  |  Australia. Antarctic Division -- History.  |  Diplomats -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Land tenure -- Antarctica.  |  Australia -- Foreign relations -- United States.  |  Antarctica -- Research -- Australia -- History.
Other authors/contributors Rushton, Annie, interviewer

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