|Title||Is England Still Influencing America?|
|Moderator||Kinsley, Michael E., Senior Editor at The New Republic, co-host of CNN's Crossfire|
|Host||Buckley, William F. (William Frank), 1925-2008.|
|Guest(s)||1) Hitchens, Christopher. - columnist for The Nation, author of Blood, Class,
and Nostalgia: Anglo-American Ironies|
2) O'Sullivan, John. - Editor of National Review, former domestic-policy advisor to Prime Minister Thatcher
|Taped on||May 22, 1990 (New York City, NY)|
|Broadcast Date||Jun 1, 1990|
|Duration||30 minutes (or hh:mm:ss)|
|Summary||Not as many fireworks as one might have expected from these two friendly antagonists--both guests being Britons who have spent much of their working lives in the United States--but an amusing look at the present state of the "special relationship." CH: "Why can't I go into a supermarket without seeing a picture of Princess Diana, whom I left England to get away from? ... If I go back to England, what do I get? McDonald's hamburgers and American nuclear bases." ... JO: "The reason why the Americans always wanted the British in the European Community was because they would represent [the Americans'] thought, the ideas of free trade and free markets, which would mean that the Community would never be closed to American goods and American capital."|
|Subject Heading(s)||Great Britain -- Relations -- United States.|
United States -- Relations -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Foreign public opinion, American.
United States -- Foreign public opinion, British.
|Related Document(s)||Type(s): News releases, clipping, photos|
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|Transcript||Download transcript (80040_s0853_trans.pdf)|