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Bob Hawke: Former Australian Prime Minister, Rhodes Scholar, world-record beer drinker, and America's Cup fan, dies age 89

Thursday, May 16, 2019

 

SAN FRANCISCO (#1229) – In 1983, when Australia broke the United States' 132-year winning streak in the America's Cup yacht race, Hawke proclaimed the day a national holiday, famously saying, "Any boss who sacks anyone for not turning up today is a bum." Excerpt from the CNN article on the passing of the colorful former Prime Minister of Australia. Full story

 

Here's a Nine News (AUS) video, just out on YouTube, with more on the life and legacy of Mr Hawke....

 

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