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Lord Butler on Suez crisis

Title
Lord Butler on Suez crisis
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1976
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Duration
00:03:09
Description
Tony Tucker interviews Lord Butler (Richard Austen Butler, otherwise known as Rab Butler) of Saffron Walden about the Suez Crisis in 1956, the actions of Anthony Eden and involvement of the USA. Butler was the Leader of the House of Commons and then acting Prime Minister at the time of the conflict. Audio slightly muffled.
Contributors
Tony Tucker; Rab Butler
Keywords
USA; Egypt; Middle East; Politics; UK; International relations; Military affairs; Warfare; Suez Canal; Anthony Eden; Suez Crisis (1956); Canals

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