A Prime-Ministerial salute
Extract from Harold Wilson's draft commentary for the television series A Prime Minister on Prime Ministers, 1977
MS. Wilson c. 1699
In 1977, the year after his surprise retirement, the former Labour Prime Minister Harold (later Lord) Wilson (1916-95) made a television series, A Prime Minister on Prime Ministers. During the filming at Hughenden he was photographed standing next to his statue of Disraeli (see Philip Ziegler, Wilson: The Authorised Life of Lord Wilson of Rievaulx (London, 1993), Illustration No. 23, between pp. 466-7).
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