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High Court ruling on Cavendish spy book

Title
High Court ruling on Cavendish spy book
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
2 Jan 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:02:20
Description
Linda Duffin reports on the decision of The Observer and the Sunday Times to go ahead today with the publication of the latest controversial spy memoirs, Inside Intelligence, by former MI6 officer, Anthony Cavendish, after the ruling by Mr Justice Kennedy (aka Ian Kennedy), High Court judge to relax the injunction. The case could be seen as a defeat for the UK Government following on from the Spycatcher affair. Interviews with editors, Donald Trelford and Brian MacArthur.
Contributors
Donald Trelford; Linda Duffin; Ian Kennedy; Brian MacArthur
Keywords
Books; Newspapers; Sunday Times; Freedom of the press; Espionage; Autobiographies; State security; Legal decisions; Intelligence service; High courts; Injunctions; The Observer; Anthony Cavendish; Inside Intelligence

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