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Artist or CreatorMichael Cummings
Title or Caption"Shylock! My voices tell me we should raise it to one hundred pounds of flesh!"
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Published byDaily Express
Date07 Jul 1972
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptEntrance to Common Market
Entry Fee: 1lb. of flesh
The New French Prime Minister
Person DepictedBritannia; (Symbol for Britain)
Heath; Edward (1916-2005)
Shylock
Pompidou; Georges (1911-1974)
Messmer; Pierre (1916-)
Gaulle; Charles de, (1890-1970)
Implied textPlays: Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare. Shylock's character is of a miserly, money lender.
NotesNews: 6 Jul: M Jacques Chaban-Delmas resigned as French Prime Minister, together with his Cabinet. M Pierre Messmer, Minister for Overseas Territories, was asked by President Pompidou to form a Governemnt. M Messmer, whose record is on of Gaullist orthodoxy is thought to have been appointed to rally the Gaullists for the crucial parliamentary elections next year.
SubjectsAdmission
France
elections
prime ministers
UK
European Union
Europe
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/11Britannia; (Symbol for Britain)   
GB/BCA/755Heath; Edward (1916-2005)1916-2005   
GB/BCA/846Shylock   
GB/BCA/1024Pompidou; Georges (1911-1974)1911-1974   
GB/BCA/5358Messmer; Pierre (1916-)1916-   
GB/BCA/193Gaulle; Charles de, (1890-1970)1890-1970   
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