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Balcombe Street siege

Title
Balcombe Street siege
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Feb 1977
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:04:50
Description
Jill Lourie interviews Sheila and John Matthews, hostages in the IRA Balcombe Street siege (1975) after the end of the resulting court case in 1977; about their memories of the event and how they hate the home where they were held hostage.
Contributors
Jill Lourie; Sheila Matthews; John Matthews
Keywords
London; Terrorism; IRA; Trials; Hostages; Sieges; Martin O’Connell; Edward Butler; Harry Duggan; Hugh Doherty; Sheila Matthews; John Matthews

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