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Britain / Persian Gulf / Thatcher Resignation #572464

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 22, 1990
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(Studio: Faith Daniels) Britain's plans to send more troops to the Persian Gulf noted. Report introduced.

(London: Dennis Murphy) End of an era in Britain with resignation of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in name of Conservative party unity featured; scenes shown from London. [In House of Commons, Winston Churchill's GRANDSON, MAN, THATCHER - make comments back and forth.] Her successor said to be either foreign secretary Douglas Hurd, treasurer John Major or Michael Heseltine. [In streets, two LONDONERS - comment.] Her alliances with President Ronald Reagan and President Bush noted. [BUSH - praises Thatcher.]

(Studio: Faith Daniels) Comments about Thatcher's resignation from Reagan, French President Francois Mitterrand and spokesman for Iraqi President Saddam Hussein quoted.

Daniels, Faith;
Murphy, Dennis

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