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Stephen Wall, former British Permanent Representative to the European Union, recalls the 1975 referendum on membership of the EEC.

Stephen Wall, former British Permanent Representative to the European Union, and author of an official history of Britain and the European Community, recalls Britain's 1975 referendum on membership of the EEC. "Like most of my generation, I felt idealistic about this European project," Sir Stephen says. "But as a country, we never quite felt ‘European’. We went ‘to’ Europe rather than feeling ‘in’ Europe."
Producer: Neil Koenig

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