Good item about the Trades Union Congress on the appointment of a new General Secretary.
Unissued / Unused material -
Congress House, London.
VS in the office of acting General Secretary of the TUC (Trades Union Congress) Vic Feather showing his many collected works of art. Interview with Feather talking about art. Shots of him going to the Royal Academy of Arts and looking around the exhibits. Interview with him about his life in the Trades Union movement. Shots of him going into No 10 Downing Street with other Union leaders. Barbara Castle is also seen going in. More discussions about issues and about Barbara Castle. Interview with Barbara Castle about Vic Feather. They talk about each other and about recent negotiations between the Unions and Harold Wilson's Labour government. Telerecording of Vic Feather speaking to TUC Congress. Interviews with various senior Trades Union leaders about Feather, including Jack Jones. Feather talks about what he would like to see achieved during his period in office.
N.B. Vic Feather became General Secretary of the TUC in February 1969.