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Professor Jenny Hocking poses for a photograph in front of a statue of Queen Victoria at Queen's Square in Sydney, Friday, August 16, 2019. The High Court will hear Jenny Hocking's bid to have dozens of letters between the Queen and Sir John Kerr before Gough Whitlam's dismissal released. (AAP Image/Peter Rae) NO ARCHIVING
Politics

Letters to shine a light into the darkest corners of our political history

Some describe it as a constitutional crisis. Others say it was a political crisis. But to what extent was the dismissal of Gough Whitlam in 1975 a royal crisis?