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Artist or CreatorLeslie Gibbard
Title or Caption'Frankly, old man, I don't know why you're going to the trouble of joining - this little baby worked a treat!'
Extent1 item
Published byThe Guardian
Date21 Dec 1971
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptNot to be used (by agreement)
10 pc supercharge
Special entrance for USA
Members only
Person DepictedNixon; Richard M. (Richard Milhous), (1913-1994)
Heath; Edward (1916-2005)
Brandt; Willy
Pompidou; Georges (1911-1974)
NotesNews: 20 Dec: America agreed to devalue the dollar by 7.9 per cent to solve the world currency crisis which had been going on since August. Expressed against gold, the pound and French franc remain unchanged and the West German mark rose by 4.61 per cent.
News: 20 Dec: Mr Heath and President Nixon talked for five hours in Bermuda.
News: 21 Dec: President Nixon announced the removal of the 10 per cent surcharge imposed last August on most import into the United States.
Subjectsinternational trade
special relationship
USA
West Germany
France
UK
Membership
import controls
surcharges
cannons
fortresses
European Union
Copyright contact detailssuzeles@waitrose.com
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