Posts Tagged ‘ALP split’

Bob Santamaria and Bob Gould

December 4, 1997

A reminiscence of the great Labor split

Bob Gould

As I write this, B.A. Santamaria is recovering, at the age of 82, after an operation for a brain tumour. It is one of the ironies of history that alongside his own supporters and followers, who are no doubt remembering him in their prayers, very many secular people like myself, including many of his old political enemies, are devoutly hoping for his survival.