Phillip Adams And John Singleton On Political Advertising In 1980

This is a video of Phillip Adams and John Singleton discussing political advertising during the 1980 federal election campaign.

The segment was part of the ABC’s Nationwide program, hosted by Richard Carleton. It was broadcast on September 29, 1980.

At the time, Singleton was best known for his work in advertising and for a bizarre foray into politics through the Workers Party in 1974. Adams also had a background in advertising and was well known for his newspaper columns and pro-Labor political views.

  • Watch the Nationwide segment (11m)
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