The Resource Doc: A Portrait of Herbert Vere Evatt

Doc: A Portrait of Herbert Vere Evatt

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Doc: A Portrait of Herbert Vere Evatt
Title
Doc: A Portrait of Herbert Vere Evatt
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Subject
Summary
In April 1945 San Francisco hosted a conference to design the United Nations Charter. Among the delegates who held the future of the world in their hands was Herbert Vere Evatt, Australian Minister for External Affairs. Known as "the Doc", Evatt was an idealist, an internationalist, a lawyer and politician. Already he had led Australia to develop a foreign policy independent of that pursued by Britain. His efforts greatly influenced the operations of the UN for decades. In 1948 Evatt became the only Australian ever elected president of the UN General Assembly. But by the time his term as president expired, ideological differences were freezing the world into two opposing blocs and polarising Australian political life. At home, Evatt fought and defeated an attempt to ban the Communist Party, only to find his own Australian Labor Party divided on the issue of communism. A subsequent split made him one of the most admired-;and reviled-;figures in Australian history. His contentious role in the bitter Labor politics of the 1950s has overshadowed Evatt's international achievements ever since. Doc is the story of one of Australia's most controversial statesmen and of a career that shaped not only Australian political life, but also that of the United Nations. A Film Australia National Interest Program. Produced with the assistance of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Copyright - 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Executive Producer: Sharon Connolly Producer: Denise Haslem Director: Pat Fiske Writer: David McKnight, Pat Fiske DOP/Cinematographer: Helen Barrow, Erika Addis Narrator/Presenter: Robyn Johnston
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by National Film and Sound Archive of Australia in 1995
Language note
In English
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Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
56
Technique
live action
Label
Doc: A Portrait of Herbert Vere Evatt
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Publication
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  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1120004
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921959315
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1120004
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Doc: A Portrait of Herbert Vere Evatt
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1120004
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921959315
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1120004
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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