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The general election of 1964: forty years on

Kenneth O. Morgan

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/92794

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The return of Labour to government in the general election of 1964, under the premiership of Harold Wilson, has been regarded as a political and cultural watershed. Even if the victory was by the narrowest of margins, it looked like a moment of modernity, a break with the class-bound complacency of the years of ...

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