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Counterpoint with Peter Imbert Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police

Counterpoint with Peter Imbert Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police
Transmission details
11 Oct 1979
Thames Valley’s Police Chief Peter Imbert labelled as Wierdies people who are crying out for what he calls - A Sacrificial Lamb - over the death of demonstrator Blair Peach, killed during anti-national front riots in Southall in April. Talking to the TV Police Federation at Oxford Town Hall, Mr Imbert said he had not heard a word of remorse over the death of Police Constable Kellan, killed by an axe in a Wiltshire Churchyard. Two notes after, Mr Imbert described both deaths as tragedies, but said - stupid utterances by extremists, reduce their credibility in the eys of the public. [Box 6]
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This tape fluctuates in speed [?originally recorded on faulty machine]. To try to compensate, variable pitch was used and the CD tracked. Editing was as thorough as possible; but because the Fostex does not permit erasing of tracks, faults could not easily be rectified. Tape speeds used are shown in column 2. Track 6 - 6.0ips is the lowest speed of the Otari, and the pitch is sometimes still too high. NB tracks may overlap.
Misc. notes
Track 2: 8:25 mins [[7ips]; Track 3: 9:05 mins [6.8ips]; Track 4: 1:30 mins [6.8ips]; Track 5: 7:50 mins [6.1ips]; Track 6: 23:05 mins [6.0-6.9ips]; Track 6 was left to run and the pitch adjusted as necessary.
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Radio 210
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Phil Coope
Phil Coope
Peter Imbert
Other Technicians
David Addis

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