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Britain / National Elections #233152

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 28, 1974
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(Studio) Majority of Britishers make way to polls to vote in national elections.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Conservative party Prime Minister Edward Heath casts vote early; Labor party leader Harold Wilson chief competitor for Heath. Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe encouraged by incrd. support to Liberals. Verdict still unknown.
REPORTER: Charles Collingwood

(Gravesend, England) Ptys. locked in close contest here. Gravesend citizens react to issues of national election.
REPORTER: John Laurence

(London, England) BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) poll projects slight swing to Labor party; possibly Liberals could hold major of seats in Parliament if neither Conservative or Labor wins major
REPORTER: Charles Collingwood

Collingwood, Charles;
Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John

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