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My millennium

Title
My millennium
Genre
Interview; Special
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1994/5
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Duration
00:42:14
Description
My Millennium. Richard Littlejohn interviews Paddy Ashdown, British politician and leader of the Liberal Democrats. On preparing Britain for the Millennium and the political problems that need to be addressed; his political future; the potential of the Liberal Democrats to get into power; what he would do if he were prime minister; investment in education, the internet and information technology advancement in relation to how they will affect our lives; public transport; democratic implications of the internet; the use of referenda; Europe; the Euro; nationality; Bosnia; Britain’s military and world-view; defence; the Soviet Union; Northern Ireland; crime in Britain; employment; the welfare system; democracy; problems with the British Government; the media and the right to privacy. Producer Simon Hobbs, series devised by Jackie(?) Wilson.
Contributors
Paddy Ashdown; Simon Hobbs; Jackie Wilson(?); Richard Littlejohn
Keywords
Peace; Politics; Crime; Margaret Thatcher; Northern Ireland; Future society; Education; UK; Referenda; Great Britain; USSR; Public transport; Mass media; Social policy; Nationality; Liberal Democrats; Information technology; Millennium celebrations (Year 2000); Tony Blair; Millennium; Paddy Ashdown; Government, Political parties; Internet; Computer networks; Bosnia; Military; Gerry Adams

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