Gough Whitlam

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President Lyndon Johnson driven through the streets of Melbourne after his car was splattered with paint. Issue #2061

50th anniversary of the last Australian troops in Vietnam

The 50th anniversary of the withdrawal of the last Australian troops, on 1st July 1973, marks the end of Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War....

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Scott Ludlam visits Pine Gap. Issue #2098

Pine Gap on red alert

In October 1973, US bases in Australia were put on ‘red alert’ in case of a nuclear war. The USA did not bother informing the...

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Issue #2021

60th anniversary of Australia’s involvement in Vietnam

This week marks sixty years since Australia entered the Vietnam war. Considered by many to be a Cold War-era proxy war, the conflict lasted almost...

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Former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam. Issue #2097

Pine Gap on Red Alert: Australia’s ‘allies’ revealed

In October 1973, the US government placed all of its bases on nuclear alert, including the Pine Gap and North West Cape bases in Australia,...

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