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1976 Jan 5 Mo
Margaret Thatcher

Radio Interview for London Broadcasting (IRN) Open Line (phone-in)

Document type: Speeches, interviews, etc.
Venue: Fleet Street, central London
Source: (1) Evening Standard, 5 January 1976 (2) Guardian, 6 January 1976 (3) Conservative Party Archive: partial transcript
Journalist: Brian Hayes, LBC
Editorial comments: Available on CD-ROM only. 1130-1400. Ian Aitken reported on the phone-in for the Guardian. LBC was franchised by IRN to provide it with news and current affairs material. No part of the interview survives in IRN’s archive. MT’s was given a cassette of the interview at the time, but it no longer survives in the Thatcher Archive. Transcript of an article by Ian Aitken published in The Guardian on 6 January 1976 and reproduced with the permission of Guardian and Observer News Services.
Importance ranking: Minor
Word count: 1469