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Review of the year 1977

Title
Review of the year 1977
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech; Obituary
TX Date
Dec 1977
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:53:30
Description
Review of the year 1977, consisting of a series of speeches, reports and interviews on events of the year - these are not commented on or introduced, and speakers are mainly unidentified. Speech on events for the coming year in the UK - Queen’s Silver Jubilee and presidency of the EEC; NATO meeting; report on execution; Jimmy Carter’s inauguration speech; interviews on a mutiny on a tanker at Le Havre; British Leyland tool-room worker interview on the dispute; obituary on Anthony Crosland, Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office; interviews with MPs on devolution for Scotland and Wales; interview with new Commissioner for Metropolitan Police, David McNee; Margaret Thatcher Commons speech on government this year; interview with David Steel, Liberal leader, on Lib-Lab pact; Pan Am/KLM air disaster report from Tenerife; interview with Foreign Secretary on Rhodesia negotiations; Moss Evans on becoming TGWU leader; Gay News spokesman and Mary Whitehouse on homosexual blasphemy case. Sound in mono at some points.
Contributors
Jimmy Carter; Moss Evans; Margaret Thatcher; David Steel; Mary Whitehouse; David McNee
Keywords
USA; Air accidents; Deaths; Politics; Trade unions; Labour Party; Labour disputes; Wages; Wage policy; EEC; Police; UK; Ian Smith; Liberal Party; Scotland; British Leyland; International relations; Political parties; Metropolitan Police; Homosexuality; Devolution; Rhodesia; Jimmy Carter; Wales; Trials; Executions; Royal jubilees; Anthony Crosland; Tool and die makers; Mutiny; Silver Jubilee; Devolution referenda

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