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    Five Years of Commons on Television

    Regular televised coverage of the British House of Commons began November 21, 1989, since then C-SPAN aired the twice-weekly prime minister’s Question Time. Then Prime Minister Margaret…

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    Politics in Russia

    Former Prime Minister Gorbachev was on a six-day European tour. He was part of a panel which took questions from the audience on issues in Russian politics. The panel covered a variety of…

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    A European View of Our Changing World

    Sir Geoffrey Howe, former deputy prime minister of Great Britain, talked about President George H.W. Bush’s recent trade mission to Japan and how that trip was viewed by European allies.

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    Deputy Prime Minister Resignation Statement

    Sir Geoffrey Howe resigned as British Deputy Prime Minister and spoke at the British House of Commons on his concerns that Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was reluctant to commit to the…

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    Debate on Television Coverage

    Last November, after years of debate, members of the House of Commons voted to allow cameras to cover debate for nine months as an experiment. During the experiment the Select Committee on…

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    Question Time

    Prime Minister Thatcher was hosting the NATO Summit and was, therefore, unable to respond to questions from members. Sir Geoffrey Howe heard questions instead. The topics covered were the NATO…

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    Question Time

    Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was not present at the bi-weekly question time because she was hosting the NATO summit meeting being held in London. Deputy Prime Minister Sir Geoffrey Howe…

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    Television Coverage of House of Commons

    The Select Committee on Televising the Proceedings of the House, chaired by Geoffrey Howe, heard testimony regarding the television experiment that began last November. Witnesses include…

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    Life & Career of Geoffrey Howe

    In a wide ranging interview, Sir Howe discusses his past role as foreign secretary as well as his new role as leader of the House of Commons. Howe also discusses the advent of television…

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    Question Time

    Audio coverage only over pictures of the British House of Commons. The video consisted of photographs of the prime minister, members of the House of Commons, the Commons Chamber, and…

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    British Foreign Affairs

    Sir Geoffrey Howe, British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, took viewer questions.

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    British Foreign Minister before the U.N.

    Sir Geoffrey Howe, Foreign Minister of Great Britain, addressed the 43rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

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    United Nations Speeches

    The United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary Geoffrey Howe and the Chinese Ambassador addressed the General Assembly. The Chinese translation was by voice over.

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