Prime Minister Gorton visits Honeysuckle

Approx 9:10am Monday 21 July 1969

Video: Statement on the Landing

Prime Minister Gorton’s statement

Australian Prime Minister John Gorton speaks to an ABC-TV reporter and reads a statement immediately after his tour inside the Honeysuckle Creek Operations building. It is about 3 hours after the landing, and 4 hours before the First Step.

This unedited news film runs for 5 minutes and 14 seconds. It was filmed in the car parking area just opposite the main door.

It was provided by Geoff Crane Producer / Director with ABC-TV in Canberra. With grateful thanks to ABC-TV’s Stateline ACT edition for their permission to make this clip available.

Click the image before for a 37MB MP4 file.

Prime Minister Gorton’s statement

Prime Minister John Gorton released this statement.

This copy preserved by Hamish Lindsay.


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