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British Elections #478982

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 20, 1974
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(Studio) Queen Elizabeth formally dissolves British Parliament, clearing way for October 10 election.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(London, England) Britain's leaders of both political ptys. unable to solve problems; public confidence low. Edward Heath has led Conservative party since 1965; Harold Wilson has led Labor party since 1963. Jeremy Thorpe's Liberal party to try again to upset major ptys. [THORPE - hopes to unite Britain.] Conservative party television commercial shown. [Prime Min. WILSON - says Conservatives return to power could be repeat of last winter.] Unions don't restrain pay demands under Wilson's leadership Pols. worried because Britain apathetic toward upcoming election.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Chancellor, John;
Utley, Garrick

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