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Edwina Currie on new book Life Lines

Title
Edwina Currie on new book Life Lines
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
30 Oct 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:03:45
Description
Margaret Shiels reports on the publication of a book entitled Life Lines by former junior health minister Edwina Currie. The book is her story of her years in the Health Department. Includes interview with Edwina Currie about her own resignation and the resignation of Chancellor Nigel Lawson. She also comments on the low popularity poll ratings of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and the elevation of John Major to Chancellor.
Contributors
Edwina Currie; Margaret Shiels
Keywords
Books; Margaret Thatcher; Health services; Conservative Party; Members of Parliament; Autobiographies; Politicians; Public opinion polls; Nigel Lawson; John Major; Resignation (political); Edwina Currie; Political appointments; Life Lines

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