AUSTRALIA: Just a Passing Glance

Sandwiched between President Tito and Mrs. Gandhi, Australia's conservative Prime Minister William McMahon arrived in Washington last week to discuss his country's alliance with the U.S. But who could concentrate on such matters when he brought along his wife, Sonia, a tall, smashing, 39-year-old blonde, who appeared at the White House in a white crepe evening gown that was slit up both sides, all the way from Melbourne to Brisbane? "I chose it for her," said McMahon, 63, a bachelor until six years ago. "I would never have been so daring," murmured Sonia, not very convincingly.

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