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Decision makers

Decision makers
News report; Interview; Documentary; Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
27 Apr 1980
Year of production
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This edition of Decision Makers, presented by Richard Bath as the EEC summit in Luxembourg prepares to get underway, investigates the European reaction to the US hostage crisis in Tehran and in the second half Britain’s attempt to receive a rebate on Budget contributions into the EEC. Speaking are: US President Jimmy Carter; UK shadow Foreign Secretary, Peter Shore; deputy Foreign Secretary, Sir Ian Gilmour; acting Iranian Ambassador to London, Dr Gholam Ali Afrouz; Foreign Secretary Lord Carrington (Peter Carington); Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher; Labour Party leader James Callaghan; Conservative MP Tony Marlow; Chancellor Geoffrey Howe; former chancellor Sir Denis Healey. Also includes report with vox pop with Tehran citizens - male reporter not identified. Engineer Heather Branwell.
Jimmy Carter; James Callaghan; Geoffrey Howe; Margaret Thatcher; Peter Shore; Denis Healey; Richard Bath; Ian Gilmour; Peter Carington; Heather Branwell; Tony Marlow; Gholam Ali Afrouz
USA; Iran; Armed forces; EEC; UK; Embassies and consulates; Tehran; Public finance; International relations; France; Economic sanctions; International politics; Oil supply; Conflict resolution; Oil; Hostages; Foreign policy; Embassy buildings; Diplomats; Europe; Military operations; International cooperation; Costs; Summits (meetings); Rescue work; Luxembourg; European administration; European institutions; Budget contributions

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