Times Past: May 18, 1977

May 18 2024 - 12:00am

On this day in 1977, spycraft and espionage were the buzz words in the public discourse. The United States ambassador-designate to Australia, Philip Alston, held a special meeting and investigated allegations four of his Canberra staff were CIA agents.

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