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Frontline - Five Days in July

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1994

Prime Ministers should not stay too long in power. It breaks down their capacity to see reality.
– Hugh Templeton
I think that was the single most important week in that 84-87 government.
– Michael Bassett (Labour cabinet minister)
We were always concerned that Rob would pull the temple down, as it were. Try and do a Samson and we were deeply concerned that this constitutional crisis was designed to that end.
– Hugh Templeton (National cabinet minister)