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Kerr, the political player who filled a power vacuum – Sydney Morning Herald

The Palace letters reveal Sir John Kerr wanted to impress the Queen – and he wanted to be a player.

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Kerr assured Charteris that he would not normally mention a matter so trivial, but the government was on the defensive and an incident such as the Morosi incident, if there is anything in it, can add to the determination and drive of an Opposition.
If Kerr had second thoughts about sharing gossip with Her Majesty, Charteris soon put him at ease.Miss Morosi was figured in the British press the other day and was described as the centre of a political scandal and so the Queen was not altogether su…

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