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Britain / Wilson Resigns / Royal Divorce #42226

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 16, 1976
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(Studio) British Premier Harold Wilson announces resignation.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(London, England) Wilson explains that he'd been premier long enough. Wilson became head of Labor party 13 years ago. He has held premier post 4 times. Considered capable statesman and leader of country [Unidentified MAN - says Wilson kept much of public support. He received vote of confidence Thursday but party split revealed.] Labor members of Parliament have until Monday to suggest replacement. For. secretary James Callaghan considered favorite. [WILSON - says US-British relations are as good as they've ever been. Believes there'll be no weakening in transatlantic or NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) relations]
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi

(Studio) British newspaper and television news service reports Queen Elizabeth permits Princess Margaret and Lord Snowden to divorce. Will be 1st British royal divorce in modern tines.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Cioffi, Lou;
Reasoner, Harry

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