The East Anglian Film Archive, the first and largest Regional Film Archive in England, was established in 1976. Since 1984, EAFA has been owned and operated by the University of East Anglia, Norwich (UEA), to support research and work to preserve our moving image heritage. More than 250 hours are freely available online as examples of the wide range of film which attracts interest the world over.
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Election Day throughout the region
"What's the difference between Conservative and Labour?, what's a swing, or a floating voter? Anglia news canvasses opinion from voters of the future.
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Before the introduction of the real 'swingometer' which is now so much part of the Election Results broadcasts, regional new cameras headed to the playground to get a more innocent view of politics. The 1970 General Election resulted in a surprise victory for the Conservative Party under Edward Heath defeating Harold Wilson's Labour Party.