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Anthony Eden memorial service

Title
Anthony Eden memorial service
Genre
News report; Interview; Tribute; Obituary
TX Date
Feb 1977
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:03:47
Description
Christopher Hourmouzious reporting from the memorial service in Westminster Abbey for former UK Prime Minister Anthony Eden. Includes tributes from Eden’s colleague, former Deputy Prime Minister Lord (Rab) Butler, and Conservative MP Norman St John-Stevas, who discuss Eden’s contribution as Foreign Secretary, including his role in the Suez crisis, and his personal qualities.
Contributors
Rab Butler; Christopher Hourmouzious; Norman St John-Stevas
Keywords
Deaths; Politics; Conservative Party; Prime ministers; Funerals; Foreign policy; Anthony Eden; Suez Crisis (1956)

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