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Michael Heseltine on role of leader’s speech at party conference

Title
Michael Heseltine on role of leader’s speech at party conference
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Oct 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:32
Description
Conservative MP Michael Heseltine on the importance of leaders’ speeches at political party conferences. He says that the leader addresses the whole country through the media and must cover a wide range of topics. He also says that Conservative Party leader Margaret Thatcher made one of the best speeches last year. Male interviewer not identified (poss. Peter Murphy).
Contributors
Michael Heseltine; Peter Murphy?
Keywords
Margaret Thatcher; Conservative Party; Political conferences; Political leadership; Political parties; Conferences; Speeches; Party politics; Politicians; Political leaders

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