AUSTRALIA: Journey Into the World

(See Cover) Off the wet rocks where the seals bark and the tides rip, a rendezvous with a new land this week awaited a big grey ship, a plain man in an austere suit, and a motherly woman with friendly eyes. Under the high, tense arc of Golden Gate Bridge, John Curtin, Labor Leader and Prime Minister of Australia, and his wife Elsie would be getting their first view of the U.S. where it looks the most like home. It had been late summer three weeks ago as their ship passed under Sydney's great bridge and between the...

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