In a message dated 12/10/02 4:36:10 AM !!!First Boot!!!, [log in to unmask] writes: > I did not see the TUC speech. It's hard to get British news here unless > one takes time to go search it out, and that is hard in Portland > sometimes. What was the gist of it? > I didn't catch Kennedy's speech, either. They usually show all British news shows and events here on PBS Sunday nights, and I most always have it on, but I must have had an outside engagement or guests that night. By the way, I hear local PBS stations receive literally hundreds of phone calls when this one British show, for whatever reason is pre-empted (usually by their telethons), and it's not Prime Minister's Questions.