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Artist or CreatorNicholas Garland
Title or Caption"I was not being rude - I was merely making a victory sign!"
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Telegraph
Date18 Aug 1971
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptDollar
DMk
Pound
Yen
Fr
Person DepictedNixon; Richard M. (Richard Milhous), (1913-1994)
Brandt; Willy
Heath; Edward (1916-2005)
Sato; Eisaku (1901-1975)
Pompidou; Georges (1911-1974)
NotesNews: 16 Aug: Four hours after the WD and HO Wills Jumping Derby the directors of the All-England show jumping course met and decided to disqualify Harvey Smith, who had been judged the winner. They send him a telegram stating that he was disqualified because of a "disgusting gesture" and that all the prize money was forfeit. News: 17 Aug: President Nixon declared a national emergency and issued executive orders to bring into force the 90-day freeze on wages, prices and rents and the 10 per cent import surcharge which he announced as part of his measures. The surcharge was seen as being aimed at Japan, which sells about one third of all its exports on the American market. [The Times] News: 17 Aug: Mr Heath summoned ministers back from their holidays for an emergency Cabinet meeting to discuss the implications of the American attempts to protect the dollar. The Cabinet decided to discuss the American measures with the Common Market nations and then call for a meeting of the Group of Ten, which comprises most of the world's industrial nations. ... [The Times]
SubjectsMoney
currency restrictions
economic crises
showjumping
horse shows
USA
V-signs
devaluation
Japan
France
West Germany
UK
insulting signs
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GB/BCA/1149Nixon; Richard M. (Richard Milhous), (1913-1994)1913-1994    
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GB/BCA/755Heath; Edward (1916-2005)1916-2005   
GB/BCA/1749Sato; Eisaku (1901-1975)1901-1975   
GB/BCA/1024Pompidou; Georges (1911-1974)1911-1974   
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