Tagged: Margaret Thatcher

The idle Race on Top of the Pops

The Idle Race, Donovan, Grapefruit, Spencer Davis Group – 1968 – Top Of The Pops – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Top Of The Pops – April 19,1968 – BBC Transcription Service – Top Of The Pops tonight – this session, or series of sessions is from April 19, 1968 and features The Idle Race, Donovan, Grapefruit, Freddy and The Dreamers and The Spencer Davis Group. As part of The BBC’s...

UK Prime Minister Edward Heath

Prime Minister Edward Heath: National Press Club – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

Prime Minister Edward Heath – National Press Club – February 2, 1973 – National Public Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Prime Minister Edward Heath, leader of the Conservative Party in Britain from 1970-1974 and noted for having one of the more difficult periods in office during a time...

Leaving Cambodia – June 29, 1970

Leaving Cambodia – June 29, 1970

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – June 29, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in 1970 had a lot to do with the promised withdrawal from Cambodia, two months after invading and setting off a...

Down To The Wire In Britain – May 2, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 2, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection May 2nd in 1979 saw the last full day of campaigning for the Parliamentary elections in Britain. Labour Prime Minister James Callahan and opposition Conservative leader Margaret Thatcher...

William F. Buckley Gets A Word Or Two From Margaret Thatcher – 1977 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – William F. Buckley interviews Margaret Thatcher – August 21, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection They’ve often said about former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher that you either loved her or hated her, but you couldn’t ignore her. Needless to say,...

Desert Storm Clouds – November 25, 1990

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio Hourly News – November 25, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While the saber-rattling continued to ramp up in the Middle East over Iraq and its invasion of Kuwait, this November 25th in 1990, there was more going on...

Heating Up The Falklands – May 21, 1982

Click on the link here for Audio Player:   The ongoing crisis over The Falkland Islands ratcheted up a few more notches, this May 21st in 1982. With British Special Forces landing, and more expected before nightfall, Argentina admitted troops had landed and that Argentine forces were fighting...

Day 159 And Rumors Of Nude Congressmen – April 10, 1980

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for April 10, 1980 Another haywire day, this April 10th, in 1980. With news that the expelled Iranian diplomats were given a hero’s welcome on their return to Tehran was just one more element in the ongoing hostage drama as it...