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The Life and Times of Margaret Whitlam 1993

Producer Jenny Ainge comments on 'The Life and Times of Margaret Whitlam’

This archival program gave us a rare opportunity to explore the role of a prominent political wife. This is a behind-the-scenes story of a major political event and a controversial Labor government in the 1970s. In addition, it allowed us to see a political life and view a political couple from the beginning of their relationship, when they first met at university, right through to their fulfilling and busy retirement.

A fascinating portrait of the intertwined life of two highly intelligent and remarkable 20th century Australian characters.

Jenny Ainge Producer, Director

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