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Thatcher / United States Visit, British Elections #547397

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 14, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher, arriving in Washington, DC today, said scheduled to discuss United States arms for Iran and US-USSR nuclear arms agreement process with President Reagan this weekend; scenes shown.

(London, England: John Cochran) Thatcher's campaign for reelec. examined; details given, scenes shown. [THATCHER - claims nuclear weapons have maintained peace in Europe since World War II.] campaign. platform of opponent Neil Kinnock said include eviction of United States bases from British soil. [THATCHER - describes supporting Reagan's raid on Libya.] [MAN - criticizes Thatcher, government's employment programs.] Pol. toll of her handling of miners' strike recalled. [Columnist Paul JOHNSON - notes Reagan's ability to cultivate affection better than can Thatcher.] [Former Conservative party chairperson Cecil PARKINSON - defs. Thatcher being herself.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John

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