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The interviewee remembers that her father bought a television with money that he won and they invited lots of neighbours to see the Coronation. She remembers that it was raining in London and their living room was full. Remembers seeing Pagliacci and says that television gave them the opportunity to watch opera. Read about Tryweryn in the newspapers but doesn't remember seeing much on television. Aberfan was the first time she remembers watching 'instant' news.She watched the Investiture in colour, remembers the Queens' clothes. They went to Caernarfon after the Investiture to see the castle. She got more interested in S4C as time went on, but they couldn't receive it at all in the beginning. The miners' strike seemed to go on for a long time, remembers seeing scuffles. The strike had an effect on the steel works in Wrexham.

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