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Artist or CreatorLeslie Gibbard
Title or Caption'I'm prepared to listen to anytime ...
Extent1 item
Published byThe Guardian
Date16 Mar 1973
Embedded text or transcriptTUC
Incomes Policy
Person DepictedJones; Jack (1913-)
Feather; Vic
Scanlon; Hugh
Heath; Edward (1916-2005)
Barber; Anthony (1920-2005)
Implied textMyth: Homer, Odyssey 1, 12; 'Ulysses and the Sirens' According to Greek
legend the Sirens lived on an island near Scylla and Charybdis.
Half-bird, half-women, their song enchanted passing sailors, causing men
who were seduced by the "honey sweet-music of their lips" to jump into
the sea and turn into rocks. In the Odyssey, Odysseus had his men tie him
to the mast, while the rest of those board the ship put beeswax in their
ears to prevent them from being seduced by the beautiful melodies of the
NotesNews: 14 Mar: The TUC economic committee met to discuss the resolutions passed by the special congress calling for a day of protest and stoppage over the government's pay restraint measures. Mr Feather reiterated the TUC's willingness to join further talks with the Government aimed at a voluntary deal on prices and incomes.
SubjectsConservative Party
Conservative Party policy
Greek mythology
incomes policy
prime ministers
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GB/BCA/1188Barber; Anthony (1920-2005)1920-2005   
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