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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 16, 1976
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(Studio) British Premier Harold Wilson, 60, resigns. He served as premier 8 years
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(London, England) Wilson says no secret reasons behind resignation. [WILSON - says not happy to go, but feels burden lifted off shoulders.] Last week, Labor party's left-wing revolted against Wilson's plan to fight inflation. Party could become split. Possible successors are: For. Secretary James Callaghan, 63; Chancellor of the Exchequer Denis Healey; Secretary Energy Anthony Wedgwood Benn, favorite of Labor leftists, and Home Secretary Roy Jenkins, conservative member of party [WILSON - feels there'll be no changes in basic policy on fighting inflation, loyalty to allies and NATO posture.] New leader will set date for gem. election. Leader of Conservative party, Margaret Thatcher, will oppose new Labor leader
REPORTER: Bob Simon

(Studio) Bomb explodes on empty London subway train. 1 hurt.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Reporter(s):
Schieffer, Bob;
Simon, Bob
Duration:
00:02:40

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