NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 04, 1974
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(Studio) British Prime Minister Edward Heath resigns after attempting to form coalition government with Liberals and Conservatives.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(London, England) Heath gives resignation to Queen Elizabeth; Harold Wilson accepts challenge as new prime minister. [WILSON - insists Britain must unite to solve problems.]
REPORTER: Garrick Utley
(London, England) Tasks needing Wilson's immediate attention include settlement of striking coal miners. London stock exchange slips; pound drops in value. Weak government may need miracle to pull country out of near recession.
REPORTER: George Montgomery
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