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Artist or CreatorMac [Stan McMurtry]
Title or Caption"I think we'd rise a lot faster if we threw out the really unwanted ballast, cap'n."
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Published byDaily Sketch
Date18 Jan 1970
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptThe Great Election Race
Person DepictedHeath; Edward (1916-2005)
Maudling; Reginald (1917-1979)
Powell; Enoch (1912-1988)
Wilson; Harold (1916-1995)
Castle; Barbara (1910-2002); Baroness Castle of Blackburn
Jenkins; Roy Harris (1920-2003)
NotesNews: 19 January: Ted Heath condemned Enoch Powell's latest speech on immigration as "an example of man's inhumanity in a Christian, civilised society". Heath denounced Powell's view that anything done to help coloured people to remain in Britain was "positively harmful".
Subjectsballast
hot-air balloons
right wing politics
Election campaigns
Labour Party
Conservative Party
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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/755Heath; Edward (1916-2005)1916-2005   
GB/BCA/517Maudling; Reginald (1917-1979)1917-1979   
GB/BCA/1031Powell; Enoch (1912-1988)1912-1988   
GB/BCA/711Wilson; Harold (1916-1995)1916-1995   
GB/BCA/1051Castle; Barbara (1910-2002); Baroness Castle of Blackburn1910-2002   
GB/BCA/428Jenkins; Roy Harris (1920-2003)1920-2003   
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