Clad in white tie and tails, new National Party members of Parliament Robert Muldoon and H. J. (Bert) Walker walk the corridors of power in 1961. As a new MP, Muldoon joined with Duncan MacIntyre and Peter Gordon in criticising senior National ministers, a practice that led to the threesome being described as ‘the Young Turks’.
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Barry Gustafson. 'Muldoon, Robert David', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6m1/muldoon-robert-david/page-3 (accessed 16 July 2019)