Sir Robert Menzies

Posted in 1967

  • Sir Robert Menzies, Chancellor of the University of Melbourne, 1967-72Invested as Chancellor of the University of Melbourne for the first of three consecutive terms.
  • Publishes first book of memoirs Afternoon Light. Chapters include:
    • A portrait of my parents
    • Two crucial years: 1939-41
    • Churchill
    • Three British Prime Ministers
    • Six Australian Prime Ministers
    • Three American Presidents
    • My Suez story
    • A critical examination of the modern Commonwealth
    • The Crown in the Commonwealth
    • Christmas: Sir Robert with grandchildren Diana & GeoffOur relations with the United States of America
    • The revival of Liberalism in Australia
    • Two Australian episodes in the matter of parliamentary privilege
    • Two great Americans
    • A lawyer looks back
    • Cricket - a diversion.