• Short Summary

    MR. HAROLD WILSON, THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, MADE A TELEVISION BROADCAST TO THE NATION TONIGHT?

  • Description

    MR. HAROLD WILSON, THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, MADE A TELEVISION BROADCAST TO THE NATION TONIGHT (WEDNESDAY) TO EXPLAIN HIS STRINGENT NEW MEASURES TO DEAL WITH THE LATEST ECONOMIC CRISIS. HE HAD ANNOUNCED THE MEASURES EARLIER TODAY IN PARLIAMENT.

    MR. WILSON'S MEASURES ARE MAINLY DESIGNED TO REASSURE OVERSEAS BANKERS OF THE GOVERNMENT'S DETERMINATION TO MAINTAIN THE VALUE OF STERLING, FOLLOWING HEAVY SALES OF STERLING BY CURRENCY SPECULATORS. THE MEASURES INCLUDE A FREEZE OF WAGES AND PRICES, HEAVIER HIRE PURCHASE DEPOSITS, SOME TAX RISES, AND A CUT-BACK IN GOVERNMENT SPENDING. IN HIS TELEVISION BROADCAST, MR. WILSON SAID.....

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB1U51SNZMNGYYHNSU006N2A4
    Media URN:
    VLVAB1U51SNZMNGYYHNSU006N2A4
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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