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Colonel B identified

Title
Colonel B identified
Genre
News report; Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:55
Description
The anonymous British intelligence officer and expert witness dubbed "Colonel B" during the ABC Trial (an Official Secrets Act trial) was named by 4 MPs in the House of Commons yesterday as Hugh Johnstone. Speaking in the Commons are: Geoff Rooker, Jo Richardson, Robert Kilroy-Silk, Christopher Price, Ron Thomas, Graham Page, Bill Molloy. Male reporter not identified (poss. Ed Boyle).
Contributors
Jo Richardson; Robert Kilroy-Silk; Jeff Rooker; Ed Boyle?; Bill Molloy; Christopher Price; Ron Thomas; Graham Page; William Molloy
Keywords
Legal procedure; Freedom of the press; Trials; Army personnel; Military intelligence; Official Secrets Act; Colonel B (pseudonym); Hugh Johnstone; ABC Trial

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