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My millennium

Title
My millennium
Genre
Interview; Special
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1996
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Duration
00:36:38
Description
My Millennium. John Terrett talks to British Labour politician and former Deputy Leader of the Labour Party and Chancellor of the Exchequer, Lord Denis Healey. On the present Labour Party under Tony Blair; Labour Party changes after the Second World War; how he would manage the economy in 2025 compared to his experiences of 1974 to 1979; the prospect of full employment in the UK; the growth of new markets in the Far East; the world economy; taxation; trade unions; the international community; pollution; the United Nations (UN); socialism; his book, The Time of My Life; the arts; his love for photography. Closes with Lord Healey’s three predictions for the future: devolution of power internationally, globalisation, and the unknown possibility of a new military threat. Producer Simon Hobbs, series devised by Jackie(?) Wilson.
Contributors
Denis Healey; Simon Hobbs; John Terrett; Jackie(?) Wilson
Keywords
Books; Authors; Politics; Trade unions; Government; Labour Party; Taxation; Future society; Economics; Great Britain; Unemployment; UN; Socialism; History; Globalization; Politicians; Photography; Denis Healey; Millennium celebrations (Year 2000); Tony Blair; Chancellors; Millennium; The Time of My Life

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