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A J Cook, Miners’ Leader 1926

Synopsis
Cook was national secretary of the Miners’ Federation in 1926. He is remembered by historian Paul Davies, Will Paynter, Dennis Skinner and Arthur Scargill. Comments on the General Strike are juxtaposed with comments on the 1984-1985 miners’ strike and direct parallels are drawn.
Language
English
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 20. min.
Year of production
1984
Availability
OUT OF DISTRIBUTION
Documentation
Primary source material supplied.
Uses
Courses on British history (1914-1945) as background to the study of the 1926 General Strike.*
Subjects
History
Keywords
coal industries; coal miners; Cook, A J; trades unions

Credits

Director
Philip Priestly

Distributor

Name

Forum Television

Address
11 Regent Street
Clifton
BS8 4HW
Notes
Programmes out of distribution

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