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home / archives / politics / united states of america / 12th July 1999

John Howard meets Bill Clinton.

Australian Prime Minister John Howard in Washington DC to confront President Clinton on US restrictions applied to Australian Lamb imports.

At the time there was much controversy in Australia over a decision by the Syndey Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (SOCOG) to uninvite foreign musicians, including an American marching band, that had been invited to perform in the opening ceremony - the decision was later reversed.