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Friday essay: King, Queen and country – will Anzac thwart republicanism?

The Conversation

Queen Elizabeth II meets with Australian Defence Force personnel and veterans at the Australian War Memorial in 2011. Graham Tidy/AAPOn the morning of 16 February 1954, Charles Bean and his wife Effie drove along Canberra’s Anzac Parade towards the Australian War Memorial. As their official car approached the building, crowds of onlookers stood several lines deep on the roadside. Climbing the steps to the memorial, Bean “could see the photographers and broadcasters above the entrance”. Inside, he walked past the solemn rows of “widows, mothers, and children of men who had lost their lives”. Above him, the memorial …read more

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