Clement Attlee speaks in advance of the 1950 General Election.
Full title reads: "The Newsreel Association having offered equal facilities to the three principal Political Parties, present in this issue of Pathe News an interview with The Rt. Hon Clement Attlee. CH MP."
Pathe Studios, Wardour St. London.
Clement Attlee MP, leader of the Labour Party and Prime Minister speaks to the camera.
"5 years of war inflicted great damage on our country. Valuable lives were lost. Much wealth was destroyed. Our trade was disrupted. Clearly there will be hardships and shortages of many things to be endured. To achieve recovery we require a great effort on the part of all the men and women of Britain ....."
He talks about fair shares for all and the new social security scheme. He attacks Churchill and the Conservative.
... I ask you to help us to continue the work of recovery so well begun."
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