NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 02, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(London, England: Stephen Frazier) Prince Charles reported visiting London slum and thus pressuring Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher to publicly respond. [THATCHER - promises more aid.] [THATCHER - defends closing hospital after Queen Mother asked why no longer serving public.] Royal family noted asserting concern with national welfare rather than party pols. [Prince CHAS. - comments on various social issues.] London newspapers noted urging Prince Charles to stop thinking. ["Sunday Telegraph" editor Peregrine WORSTHORNE - comments on situation.] [Conservative party spokesperson Norman TEBBITT - comments on Prince Charles not having job.] Gossip noted turning from Prince Chas.' marriage to his outspoken opinions. [PEOPLE - comment on situation.] [Voice of Prince CHAS. - defends actions.] [WOMAN - urges Prince Charles not to forget her.] Royal family noted gaining popularity.