Soccer - Northern Football Managers Discuss England National Team - Manchester
England team manager Alf Ramsey at a Manchester Hotel while holding a meeting with Northern Soccer managers to talk over - it is widely believed - the subject of the England team and the forthcoming 1966 World Cup. The managers are (back row, l-r) Trevor Porteous, player-manager of Stockport, Les McDowall (Oldham), Ron Suart (Blackpool), Harry Potts (Burnley), Jimmy Milne (Preston), Matt Busby (Manchester United), Harry Catterick (Everton), Don Revie (Leeds United) and George Poyser (Manchester City). On the front row with Alf Ramsey are (l-r) Alan Brown (Sheffield Wednesday), Jack Marshall (Blackburn Rovers), John Carey (Nottingham Forest) and Dave Russell (Tranmere Rovers).
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The General Strike - Government leaders
Government leaders during the General Strike: Ministers and Commissioners. 1. Chief Civil Commissioner: Sir W. Mitchell-Thomson, 2. Principal Chief Assistant Commissioner, Mr. A. B. Lowry, 3. Civil Commissioner, London and Home Counties Division: Major W. Cope, 4. Civil Commissioner, Eastern Division: Major Sir Philip Sassoon, 5. Coal-owner's representatives leaving Downing Street: (Left to right) Messrs. W. A. Lee, Evan Williams, Edward Mann, and Guthrie. 6. Civil Commissioner for the North Midland Division: Captain H. Douglas King, 7. The Members of the Coal Commission: (Left to right) Mr. Kenneth Lee, Sir William Beveridge, Sir Herbert Samuel, (Chairman) and Sir Herbert Lawrence. 8. Minister of Labour: Sir Arthur Steel Maitland. 9. Civil Commissioner, Midland Division: Lt. Col. the Hon. G.F. Stanley. 11. Civil Commissioner, North Eastern Division: Captain D. H. Hacking. 12. Parliamentary Secretary to the Department of Mines: Col. G.R. Lane-Fox, 13. Civil Commissioner, South Midland Division: Major Earl Winterton, 14. The Home Secretary: Sir William Joynson-Hicks. In support of a strike by coal miners over the issue of threatened wage cuts, the Trades Union Congress called a General Strike in early May 1926. The strike only involved certain key industrial sectors (docks, electricity, gas, railways) but, in the face of well-organised government emergency measures and lack of real public support, it collapsed after nine days.
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Kremlin, moscow, ussr, december 27, 1985, m, s, gorbachev, general secretary of the cpsu central committee; a, a, gromyko, politburo member of the cpsu cc and chairman of the presidium of the ussr supreme soviet; n, i, ryzhkov, politburo member of the cpsu and chairman of the council of ministers of the ussr; and e, a, shevardnadze, politburo of the cpsu cc and foreign ministerof the ussr, a meeting in the grand kremlin palace with the heads of the diplomatic missions, accredited in the ussr
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