1974 General Election
This is a press release from the first general election of 1974; this took place in February, the second took place in October.
Harold Wilson’s day appears to start off slowly with a simple press conference in London in the morning. Flying from London to Blackpool would have been a relatively novel experience for the time. Two other items of interest: the fact that he was to speak at a public rally and not a tightly controlled and choreographed event as would be the case today; plus the idea of returning to London on an overnight sleeper train seems almost civilised!
Sent out approximately every two months.