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BBC On This Day: 'No chaos here' declares Callaghan
- The Prime Minister, James Callaghan, flies back into strike-torn Britain denying allegations the country is in chaos, 10 January, 1979.
BBC On This Day: Callaghan is new prime minister
- James Callaghan wins the Labour leadership contest and takes over at Number 10 Downing Street, 5 April, 1976.
BBC On This Day: Early election as Callaghan defeated
- Prime Minister James Callaghan loses a parliamentary vote of confidence by a minority of one - forcing him to call an early general election, 28 March, 1979.
The Guardian: I'll fix economy and beat the Tories, James Callaghan wrote – then came the winter of discontent
- Description of The "Jim'll Fix it" note, which shows Callaghan's unfounded optimism in 1978.
The Guardian: James Callaghan considered using troops in oil tanker dispute
- Papers released from the National Archive add interesting details to the history of The Winter of Discontent.
The Guardian: Lord Callaghan
- Obituary written by David McKie.
InfoBritain: James Callaghan
- Biographic article.
Leadership and Change: Prime Ministers in the Post-War World - James Callaghan
- Lecture by Professor the Lord (Kenneth) Morgan with response by Professor Peter Hennessy. Full text, audio and video files.
WalesOnline: Official papers show why James Callaghan failed to call an early election in 1978
- Labour Prime Minister James Callaghan abandoned plans for a snap general election out of a "malicious" delight in confounding the Tories, according to official papers made public after 30 years in 2008.
“A good Labour man” and the end of reformism
- Article By Ann Talbot. (June 10, 2005)
The Atlantic: The Chap on Duty
- Obituary by Mark Steyn. (May 01, 2005)
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