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Margaret Thatcher / Profile #238524

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 10, 1975
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(Studio) Britain's bookmakers declare Margaret Thatcher 5-4 favorite to become 1st woman leader of major political party in Britain. Last week, Thatcher defeated former Prime Minister Edward Heath in 1st round of balloting.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Mrs. Thatcher in House of Commons 15 years; considered very tough lady. Mr. Thatcher director of major oil company [THATCHER - says her family supports her in effort to gain leadership of Conservative party] Mrs. Thatcher recognizes her party needs more working class support. She must beat William Whitelaw in 2nd round of balloting.
REPORTER: Bob Simon

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Simon, Bob
Duration:
00:03:10

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