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England / Vote of Confidence #262810

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 27, 1979
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(Studio) Britain's scheduled parliamentary vote of confidence tomorrow and likelihood of Conservative party leader Margaret Thatcher replacing James Callaghan noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Expectations of Callaghan's loss and resulting general elec. giving power to Conservative party reported Callaghan's angering of Scots with regard to his handling of Scottish call for limited self-government examined. Films shown. [Margaret THATCHER - says Labor party has passed point of no return.] Thatcher quoted with regard to income tax and crime reduction; her proposals with regard to outlawing of strikes and more control over labor unions detailed. Conservative party campaign film shown. Prime minister's claim of reduced inflation noted. [CALLAGHAN - comments on Labor party's achievements.] Margaret Thatcher's lead over Callaghan in public opinion survey stated; unspoken issue of woman running country cited.

Cronkite, Walter;
Lee, Mike

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