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Britain / Callaghan #43097

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 05, 1976
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(Studio) Labor moderate James Callaghan becomes new British premier He beat leftist leader, Michael Foot.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(London, England) Premier Harold Wilson leaves headquarters; pays last visit to Queen Elizabeth. Crowd applauds. Callaghan visits Queen and enters number 10 Downing Street "Sunny Jim's" political career noted. As foreign secretary, Callaghan handled North Ireland situation without having his reputation battered. 1969 film shows Callaghan in North Ireland. [CALLAGHAN - says for those deprived of justice and freedom.] He has union support due to his stance against reforming industry relations [CALLAGHAN - can't promise easier economy time right now.]
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Reasoner, Harry

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