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Artist or CreatorJak [Raymond Jackson]
Title or Caption"Sorry Harold, I hadn't realised that the 'Pound in your pocket hasn't changed' gag was copyright!"
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Published byEvening Standard
Date16 Aug 1971
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcript16
Person DepictedNixon; Richard M. (Richard Milhous), (1913-1994)
Implied textSpeeches: 'From now, the pound is worth 14 per cent or so less in terms
of other currencies. It does not mean, of course, that the pound here in
Britain, in your pocket or purse or in your bank, has been devalued.' -
Speech after devaluation of the pound, 20 Nov 1967, Harold Wilson.
NotesNews: 16 Aug: President Nixon announced that the United States was suspending the right of countries to convert their dollars into gold in advance of negotiations which will, in effect, result in the devaluation of the dollar against other currencies. [The Times]
Subjectsdevaluation
USA
Presidents USA
offices
Speeches
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
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