TITLE

London Time

AUTHOR(S)
Buckley Jr., Wm. F.
PUB. DATE
March 1979
SOURCE
National Review;3/16/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p380
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on political developments in London, England as of March 16, 1979. Tony Benn has proposed a solution to the strike that closed down the "London Times" and the "Sunday Times" newspaper. It highlights the views of newspaper readers on the spate of strikes in London. Prime Minister James Callaghan is incapable of leading Great Britain.
ACCESSION #
6062720

 

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