• Short Summary

    MR. HAROLD WILSON, BRITAIN'S LABOUR PARTY LEADER, IS CAMPAIGNING IN WALES OVER THE WEEKEND... ONE?

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    SV MR. WILSON SPEAKING (SOF)
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    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 1: WILSON: "THE PLAIN FACT IS, NOT ONLY THAT THE TORIES HAVE NOT SUCCEEDED IN GETTING PRODUCTION ON THE MOVE - THEY CANNOT SUCCEED. AND I WILL STATE CATEGORICALLY THAT IF THEY BY ANY MISCHANCE, AND THEIR ELECTION IS WITHIN YOUR POWER, WERE TO GET BACK, I STATE CATEGORICALLY THAT WE WOULD HAVE WITHIN SIX MONTHS A FURTHER APPLICATION OF THE BRAKE, AND CRISIS MEASURES FORCING PRODUCTION INTO FURTHER PERIOD OF DEFLATION AND INDUSTRIAL STAGNATION. I SAID SIX MONTHS. MOST CITY EDITORS AND THE MAJORITY OF CITY EXPERTS BELIEVE WE WOULD NOT HAVE TO WAIT SIX MONTHS, IT WOULD BE WITHIN SIX WEEKS. AFTER BARELY A YEAR OF THE OPENING OF THE 'GO' PHASE OF THE 'STOP-GO-STOP' ECONOMY, THE TORIES ARE ONCE AGAIN PREPARING TO BRING EXPANSION SHUDDERING TO A HALT. 'GO' IS GIVING WAY TO 'STOP'. THE ELECTION GREEN LIGHT IS TURNING TO THE POST ELECTION RED."




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    Background: MR. HAROLD WILSON, BRITAIN'S LABOUR PARTY LEADER, IS CAMPAIGNING IN WALES OVER THE WEEKEND... ONE OF THE MAIN POINTS IN A SPEECH HE GAVE ON SATURDAY AT CARDIFF WAS AN ATTACK ON THE ECONOMIC POLICY OF THE CONSERVATIVE PARTY.

    HE SAID THE ECONOMIC CHALLENGE WAS THE BIGGEST PROBLEM BRITAIN FACED IN THE ELECTION AND THE YEARS AHEAD, AND ADDED:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA95W0JD8A1XXS42VUS3YS93DF5
    Media URN:
    VLVA95W0JD8A1XXS42VUS3YS93DF5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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