From Glory To Infamy

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Michael Dobbs, veteran insider of general election campaigns from 1979 to 1997, was at the heart of epoch-making victories and a humiliating defeat.

In this one-off talk, he recalls the exhilaration and the despair, the wobbles, the unscripted moments and the turning points of those years - and ruminates on the lessons of it all.

Producer: Simon Coates.

Michael Dobbs reflects on the ups and downs of two decades of election campaigns.