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Artist or CreatorDavid Langdon
Title or Caption"A threat to 'tar and fether' me [sic] - obviously a student from the spelling...." / "Right, fall out the boy who keeps humming If I Were A Rich Man...." / "They say they prefer fish and chips to our take-away Chinese food...." / "I can see the French influence in the design, Monsieur Pompidou...."
Extent1 item
Published bySunday Mirror
Date12 Dec 1971
Embedded text or transcriptMinister of Education
Person DepictedThatcher; Margaret (1925-2013)
Heath; Edward (1916-2005)
Pompidou; Georges (1911-1974)
Nixon; Richard M. (Richard Milhous), (1913-1994)
NotesNews: 4 Dec: The Secretary of State for Wales took the first step towards bringing to book the rebel councillors of Merthyr Tydfil who defied the Government by supplying free milk to school-children over seven. Mr Thomas authorised the district auditor to make and audit of Merthyr Tydfil's accounts. They will show that against the advice of their officers and the mayor they have spent about £2,000 on milk for 3,000 children during the past 14 weeks. ...[The Times]
News: 6 Dec: The Chinese table tennis arrived in Britain for a series of international matches. When the English team visited China earlier in the year they were treated "like royalty" said Mr Derek Tremayne, secretary of the English Table Tennis Association. Every effort was being made to reciprocate. ... [The Times]
News: 7 Dec: Large increases in the salaries of all ministers and MPs were recommended in the first report of the Review Body of Top Salaries.
News: 7 Dec: President Pompidou would fly by Concorde to the Azores to meet President Nixon.
News: 8 Dec: A new "European prize for statesmanship" worth £36,144 was awarded to Mr Heath by the FVS Foundation set up by Herr Alfred Toepfer, an export-import merchant in Hamburg in 1931. The award was for his "outstanding services to the entry of Britain to the European community, to European unification and to the standing of Europe in the world." ... [The Times]
Manners and customs
Presidents USA
Secretary of State for Education
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table tennis
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