1964 Election

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LABOUR STRENGTHS
blah blah blah
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What did Wilson say Britain would be forged in?
The "white heat" of his "scientific revolution"
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Who was the director general of the BBC?
Hugh Greene
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What show did Wilson ask him to cancel during election day?
Step-Toe and Son
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How many viewers did the show have?
26 million per episode
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What majority did Labour win by?
4 seats
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Was Harold Wilson seen as apart of the establishment?
No
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What was Wilsons nickname?
Huddersfield Harry
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What was he famous for doing that made him seem like an ordinary guy?
Eating HP sauce and going on holidays in England
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Who did he remind the public of due to him young age?
JFK
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What did he do that made the Labour party strong?
He united the Labour party
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CONSERVATIVE WEAKNESSES
blah blah blah
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What did Alec Douglas Home say he did to understand economic policy?
Do "sums with matchsticks"
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What Economic Policy Was ridiculed by Labour for being non-progressive and why?
Stop-Go Economics, it depended on halting the economy and the letting the constrictions go to give the illusion of affluence
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What controversial MP was elected in what constituency under the banner of racism against West Indian immigrants?
Peter Griffiths, Smethwick
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How many immigrants were in Smethwick?
5,000
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What was a popular racist saying in Smethwick?
"Want a ****** for a neighbour vote Labour"
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