• Short Summary

    SCARBOROUGH, A TYPICAL ENGLISH COSTAL RESORT, WHERE EVERYTHING'S ALL SET FOR THIS WEEK'S BRITISH LABOUR PARTY CONFERENCE - ONE OF THE MOST VITAL IN THE PARTY'S HISTORY.

  • Description

    SCARBOROUGH, A TYPICAL ENGLISH COSTAL RESORT, WHERE EVERYTHING'S ALL SET FOR THIS WEEK'S BRITISH LABOUR PARTY CONFERENCE - ONE OF THE MOST VITAL IN THE PARTY'S HISTORY. CURRENTLY LEADING THE GOVERNING TORY PARTY BY ABOUT 17 PERCENT IN ELECTORAL POPULARITY - ACCORDING TO PUBLIC OPINION POLLS - LEACUR LEADERS ARE ACUTELY CONSCIOUS THAT IN THIS PRE-ELECTION CONFERENCE, THE PARTY IS ON PUBLIC TEST.

    THEY ARE DETERMINED NO INTERNAL ROW WILL SHATTER THE IMAGE OF A NOW UNITED PARTY AND CREATE DOUBTS AMONG VOTERS AS TO WHETHER IT IS FIT AND READY TO GOVERN THE NATION AFTER 12 YEARS OF TORY RULE,.

    AS 1,250 DELEGATES, REPRESENTING A PARTY MEMBERSHIP OF SIX-MILLION-PLUS, GATHERED FOR THE WEEK - LONG CONFERENCE STARTING TOMORROW (MONDAY), PARTY CHEERS WERE FILMED ATTENDING CHURCH TODAY. AMONG THEM; PARTY LEADER MR. HAROLD WILSON AND DEPUTY LEADER, MR GEORGE BROWN.

    LATER, MR. WILSON TOLD A CROWDED PRE-CONFERENCE RALLY THAT THE TORY GOVERNMENT UNDER PRIME MINISTER MACMILLAN HAD LOST ITS AUTHORITY - AND SHOULD GO. ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS, MR. WILSON REFERRED TO THE FALL OF BRITAIN'S PRESTIGE ABROAD, AND SAID WHICH THIS HAPPENED IT WAS TIME FOR A CHANGE IN GOVERNMENT.

    MEANWHILE, PASSING THROUGH LONDON TODAY ON HIS WAY TO SCARBOROUGH TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE WAS HERR WILLY BRANDT, SOCIALIST MAYOR OF WEST BERLIN. AN INTERVIEWER ASKED HIM WHETHER HE AGREED WITH MR. WILSON'S RECENT OBSERVATION TO GERMAN SOCIALISTS ON A BALANCED DISENGAGEMENT OF ARMED FORCES IN CENTRAL EUROPE. HE SAID:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2PY7F8S2DQ1GMZY53U666VI0U
    Media URN:
    VLVA2PY7F8S2DQ1GMZY53U666VI0U
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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