Busting the myth – the disappearance of Harold Holt

Busting the myth – the disappearance of Harold Holt

A letter dated 8 January 1968 from Miss W Shonhan, a retired school teacher, posited the popular theory that Holt was kidnapped for political interrogation due to his close relationship with United States President Lyndon B Johnson.

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