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Thatcher praise for bird charity

Title
Thatcher praise for bird charity
Genre
News report; Interview; Press conference
TX Date
1 Oct 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:01:41
Description
Mark Phillips reports on a visit by UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to the headquarters of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) in Sandy, Bedfordshire. During her tour the Prime Minister praised the society’s conservation work, saying it was vital to the future protection of the planet. Includes interviews with David Hiller(?), young ornithologist; Magnus Magnusson, RSPB president; Ian Prestt, RSPB director-general. Broadcast on Chiltern Radio.
Contributors
Mark Phillips; Chiltern Radio; Alex Hiller(?); Magnus Magnusson; Ian Prestt
Keywords
Margaret Thatcher; Charities; Prime ministers; Environment; Birds; Wildlife conservation; Bedfordshire; RSPB; Sandy

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