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Jun 3, 2014

History scholar David Black will present on the alliance between Australian Socialist Prime Minister John Joseph Curtin and General Douglas MacArthur, which paved the way for the defeat of Japan to end World War II. Mr. Black is currently an advisor to the West Australian Parliament in Perth, West Australia. He taught Australian history and politics for over 30 years at Curtin University in Perth and is a historical consultant for the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. This is the first of several programs presented by Mr. Black during MacArthur Memorial Week, June 3-7, 2014.