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Britain / Callaghan / Thatcher #251078

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 22, 1977
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(Studio) British Prime Min. James Callaghan and minority Labor government face vote of confidence from Parliament Wednesday; if Callaghan loses, new elections will be held and could be victory for 1 who called for vote.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Yorkshire, England) Conservative party leader Margaret Thatcher prepares for vote in Yorkshire town. [THATCHER - greets people.] [WOMAN - asks about getting rid of some of civil service jobs.] Background of Thatcher, educated at Oxford University, noted. [THATCHER - cites views on needs of country and government power; notes American Constitution passage.] Reporter notes Soviet commentator's reference to her as "Iron Lady." [THATCHER - says it's good thing to have touch of steel; notes USSR weapons buildup and talks of defense] If Callaghan loses vote Wednesday, Thatcher could be next prime minister.
REPORTER: John Laurence

Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John

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