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Decision makers

Title
Decision makers
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Speech
TX Date
4 May 1980
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:22:24
Description
Documentary presented by Peter Allen on Margaret Thatcher’s first year as Prime Minister. Examines economic record, relations with trade unions, foreign affairs including settlement in Zimbabwe and European negotiations. Interviews and speeches: Michael Foot, Labour MP; Liberal Party leader David Steel; Margaret Thatcher; Chancellor Geoffrey Howe; Labour Party leader James Callaghan; union leader David Basnett; Employment Secretary Jim Prior; Foreign Secretary Lord Carrington (Peter Carington). Engineer Dave Dawson.
Contributors
James Callaghan; Geoffrey Howe; James Prior; Margaret Thatcher; David Steel; David Basnett; Peter Allen; Michael Foot; Peter Carington; Dave Dawson
Keywords
Budgets; Politics; Foreign affairs; Trade unions; Margaret Thatcher; Economics; EEC; UK; Conservative Party; Economic policy; Political reform; Zimbabwe; Rhodesia; Prime ministers; Conflict resolution; Foreign policy; Peacebuilding; National budgets; Europe; Political leaders

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