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Artist or CreatorEmmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]
Title or Caption"If anyone wants to starta trouble. they'll have to be plenty quick - I hear they got
"Speedy" Gonzalez to light the flame."
BOXING : Ted "Golden Boy' Heath and his strong right
should win him top spot on the rostrum."
THREE LEGGED OBSTACLE RACE: B. Castle and H. Scanlon
still having trouble with too many left feet."
MARATHON : Harold (Fearless) Wilson v. Ian
(Stonewall) Smith. Longest staying race in history - should have been over in a matter of weeks,
now entering it's third great year." "I think we ought to call for a sex test - she looks like
one of THOSE females to me."
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date12 Oct 1968
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptU.S.S.R.
Person DepictedHeath; Edward (1916-2005)
Castle; Barbara (1910-2002); Baroness Castle of Blackburn
Scanlon; Hugh
Smith; Ian (1919-2007)
Wilson; Harold (1916-1995)
Brezhnev; Leonid Ilyich (1906-1982)
NotesNews (25th Sept) Four people were killed in student riots
in Mexico City, the venue for the 1968 Olympic Games.
News (3rd October) Students in Mexico
staged an anti-government rally.
News (8th October) The Olympic torch arrived in Mexico.
News
(11th Oct) As a strike in the engineering industry was comfirmed the Government were to act and
the unions faced a split.
News (9th Oct) Two years after British Prime Minister Harold Wilson and
Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith held talks on board HMS Tiger, when the Rhodesian Front found
the Six Principles of the proposed settlement unacceptable, the two leaders were to meet on board
H.M.S. Fearless for more negotiations.
SubjectsConservative Party
Independence
Mexico
Olympic rings
Olympic torch
Olympics
Rhodesia
USSR
Victory
boxing
circles
disguises
engineering
ex-prime ministers
marathons
masculinity
men
negotiations
politicians
riots
running on the spot
shot put
spanners
strikes
student unrest
three-legged races
treadmills
women
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Relates to cartoonMW2479

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Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/755Heath; Edward (1916-2005)1916-2005   
GB/BCA/1051Castle; Barbara (1910-2002); Baroness Castle of Blackburn1910-2002   
GB/BCA/1162Scanlon; Hugh   
GB/BCA/1001Smith; Ian (1919-2007)1919-2007   
GB/BCA/711Wilson; Harold (1916-1995)1916-1995   
GB/BCA/984Brezhnev; Leonid Ilyich (1906-1982)1906-1982   
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