Thanks for the ride, Gough

John B Best
Med J Aust 2015; 202 (2): . || doi: 10.5694/mja14.01578
Published online: 2 February 2015

Being involved in politics during the Whitlam era was exhilarating

I have met every Prime Minister since Gorton, save Rudd. Most of these encounters have been fleeting and now, as those who were the young Ottomans of the seventies approach the age where they put their 70-year-old feet on the ottomans, it is interesting to reflect on Gough Whitlam, whose memorial service echoes in my ears as I write.

  • John B Best

  • University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC.



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