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British Labor Government / Spending Cuts / Protests #486189

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 17, 1976
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(Studio) Labor government barely holds on with margin of 2 in Commons; needs to borrow money for economy troubles. Govt. wants to cut spending. Left-wingers and unions want to spend more. Public demonstration against cuts.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(London) Political lobbying to fight cuts in spending resulting in unemployment. Mbrs. of International Monetary Fund team investigating British monetary troubles. [Prime Minister, James CALLAGHAN - advocates, with little success, cuts in spending. Dislikes borrowing abroad.] Protest march demonstrates widening split in Labor party
REPORTER: Paul Cunningham

Brinkley, David;
Cunningham, Paul

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