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CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 12, 1983
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(Studio) British Labor party leader Michael Foot reported announcing resignation following major defeat in recent election
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(London, England) Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's popular vote showing and implications for public's attitude on nuclear disarmament and economy policies noted. [Activist Carolyn ROBINSON - cites difficulty in deciding to break law during anti-nuke demonstration; recalls incident.] Films shown. Implications of growth of peace movement here discussed; women's ongoing demonstration outside Greenham Common missile base cited as example [WOMAN - comments.] [Committee for Nuclear Disarmament spokesperson Monsignor Bruce KENT - notes difficulty of following one's conscience.] Econ. riots in 1981 recalled; current British national unemployment, especially among youth, noted. [Liberal party spokesperson Adrian SLADE - fears future.]
REPORTER: Martha Teichner

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Teichner, Martha
Duration:
00:03:20

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