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Kate Ballieu

Kate Baillieu reviews 'The Life and Death of Harold Holt' by Tom Frame

October 2005, no. 275 01 October 2005
This is not an airport read; anyone wanting colourful stories about Harold Holt’s private life will have to dig deep. Dr Tom Frame, Anglican Bishop to the Australian Defence Force, has written the first substantial biography of Australia’s seventeenth prime minister, who succeeded Robert Menzies in early 1966 and drowned on 17 December 1967. The Life and Death of Harold Holt, about ten years i ... (read more)