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US reaction to new UK Prime Minister

Title
US reaction to new UK Prime Minister
Genre
News report
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:01:34
Description
Report on reaction in the USA to John Major becoming the new UK Prime Minister, and implications for US-UK relations. US President George H.W. Bush has called him from Airforce One; newspaper comments have mostly been favourable, except those by Wesley Pruden of the Washington Times, whose headline ran Maggie Gets Her Man. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
None Identified
Keywords
USA; Newspapers; Margaret Thatcher; UK; International relations; Political leadership; Prime ministers; John Major; George H. W. Bush; Wesley Pruden; Washington Times

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