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Harold Wilson on first year in government

Title
Harold Wilson on first year in government
Genre
Interview
TX Date
3 Mar 1975
Year of production
1975
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Duration
00:25:21
Description
Prime Minister Harold Wilson, interviewed on the current affairs television programme World in Action, speaking on his first year in government; the threat of economic disaster; inflation; his election speech in Glasgow; social contract and trade unions; wage increases; unemployment; the emergence of Margaret Thatcher; representing the middle classes; the EEC and referendum on UK membership. Male interviewer not identified. Begins mid-sentence.
Contributors
Harold Wilson; Granada Television
Keywords
Politics; Trade unions; Industry; Government; Labour Party; Wages; Inflation; Wage policy; Harold Wilson; Margaret Thatcher; Economics; EEC; UK; Referenda; Scotland; Unemployment; Television programmes; Prime ministers; National economy; Glasgow; Political leaders; Social class; Harold Macmillan; World in Action; Television current affairs programmes; Membership; Economic conditions

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