• Short Summary

    BRITISH WORKERS THREATENED WITH REDUNDANCY JEERED AT PRIME MINISTER HAROLD WILSON AND MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT ATTENDING THE LABOUR PARTY'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE AT BRIGHTON TODAY (MONDAY).

  • Description


    ANGRY WORKERS (SOUND THROUGHOUT) BOOING MR. WILSON AND PARTY LEADERS, APPEAL BY MR WILSON THROUGH LOUD HAILER, POLICE OUT IN FORCE.



    TRANSCRIPT: MR. WILSON: "I'VE HEARD ALL OF YOUR PROTESTS. I WANT TO TALK TO YOU NOW FOR A MINUTE. FOR THE LAST HALF HOUR I'VE HEARD WHAT YOU'VE BEEN SAYING TO ME. I WANT TO SAY NOW RIGHT AWAY -OF COURSE YOU HAVE GOT A PERFECT RIGHT TO COME HERE AND EXPRESS YOUR FEARS AND YOUR ANXIETIES AND YOUR THOUGHTS. I WANT TO TALK PRIVATELY TO A FEW OF YOU FOR A FEW MINUTES. AND I WOULD LIKE TO DO IT PRIVATELY WITHOUT THE HELP OF ALL THESE MICROPHONES OF RADIO AND TELEVISION. I KNOW THEY ARE INTERESTED BUT WHAT WE WANT TO TALK ABOUT IS A MATTER OF CONCERN TO YOU AND TO ME. SO LET'S HAVE A TALK AND LET'S ASK OUR TELEVISION FRIENDS, THEY CAN KEEP GOING WITH THEIR CAMERAS BUT TO PUT THEIR MICROPHONES SOMEWHERE ELSE."




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: BRITISH WORKERS THREATENED WITH REDUNDANCY JEERED AT PRIME MINISTER HAROLD WILSON AND MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT ATTENDING THE LABOUR PARTY'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE AT BRIGHTON TODAY (MONDAY).

    THE WORKERS CAME FROM CAR FACTORIES HIT BY THE GOVERNMENT'S AUSTERITY MEASURES. THEY STAGED A MASSIVE DEMONSTRATION OUTSIDE THE CONFERENCE BUILDING AFTER THEY HAD BEEN REFUSED ADMISSION.

    MR. WILSON WENT AND ADDRESSED THEM OVER A LOUD HAILER AND FOUR WORKERS' REPRESENTATIVES THEN JOINED THEM IN PRIVATE TALKS. HERE IS HOW THE PRIME MINISTER SPOKE SOF --

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3C9EG8O4NFXJNUPC11TL5S0XL
    Media URN:
    VLVA3C9EG8O4NFXJNUPC11TL5S0XL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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