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Large donation for Stoke Mandeville spinal unit

Title
Large donation for Stoke Mandeville spinal unit
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1983
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Duration
00:03:52
Description
Interview with sportsman and fundraiser Jimmy Savile about receiving two million pounds from Chairman Lord Matthews and the Express newspaper readership towards Britain’s first spinal injury unit at Stoke Mandeville Hospital. Lord Matthews (Victor Matthews) also comments at the cheque handover. Female interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Victor Matthews; Jimmy Savile
Keywords
Newspapers; Hospitals; Fundraising; Donations; Stoke Mandeville Hospital; Spinal injuries; Express Newspapers; Medical specialisms

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