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David Owen on world politics

Title
David Owen on world politics
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:21:27
Description
Barbara Bloomfield interviews former Labour Foreign Secretary, Dr David Owen, about foreign affairs during the 1970s and what the 1980s may hold in store. The interview examines Owen’s role in the Rhodesian peace settlement leading to multi-party elections and his views on the future for the country; his views on the United States in world politics following the end of the Vietnam War; the potential for Africa as a world force; energy resources. In five parts.
Contributors
David Owen; Barbara Bloomfield
Keywords
USA; Elections; Politics; Foreign affairs; Labour Party; Interethnic relations; South Africa; Ian Smith; Apartheid; Ethnic conflicts; Peace treaties; International relations; Political systems; David Owen; Energy resources; Zimbabwe; Rhodesia; Vietnam; Peacemaking; Vietnam War (1945-1975); Foreign policy; Peacebuilding; Politicians; Black African peoples; Africa; Energy policy; Iranian revolution (1979)

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