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Sack Call On Liberal Plotters

In May 1989, a well-planned coup toppled John Howard and re-installed Andrew Peacock as leader of the Liberal Party.

The week after the leadership change, the main organisers of the challenge appeared on the ABC’s Four Corners program to explain and gloat about how they overthrew Howard.

John Moore and Wilson Tuckey were the main spokesmen for the plotters.

In this Channel 9 News segment, Laurie Oakes reports on calls within the Liberal Party to discipline Moore and Tuckey.

Watch the Channel 9 segment (2m)


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Malcolm Farnsworth
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