How Clement Attlee called the 1951 general election. … Read the full post »
Read about the 1951 general election which saw the Conservatives under Winston Churchill return to power, defeating Clement Attlee’s Labour Party.
The BBC had been pressing for political broadcasts to be used during the 1950 election, but initially met hostility from politicians. The very first political broadcast, either PEB or PPB, was eventually seen on 15 October 1951. … Read the full post »