Australia: Establishing an Identity

For the better part of two centuries, Australian elections have turned on such burning questions as the "kangaroo menace" or the cost of wool on the world market. Not so this week. As some 6,000,000 Australians go to the polls in the first federal election since 1963, no less an issue than Australia's role in Asia is at stake.

A slambang, month-long campaign between Liberal Prime Minister Harold Holt and his opposition challenger, Labor Party Leader Arthur Calwell, has focused the country's attention on the key question of Australia's participation in Viet...

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