NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 28, 1979
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(Studio) Defeat of Prime Min. James Callaghan's Labor government in parliamentary vote of confidence detailed; Callaghan's resignation and gene elecs. mentioned. Victory of Conservative party said to mean 1st woman prime min. in British hist., Margaret Thatcher
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(London, England) Thatcher's and Callaghan's attitudes prior to vote noted. Films shown. Presence of House of Commons members at vote said mandatory; vote result stated. Events ldg. to Callaghan's downfall recalled; films shown. Callaghan's and Thatcher's campaign platforms noted; problems faced by winner of general election listed.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley
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