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Clockwork orange covert operation

Title
Clockwork orange covert operation
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
1 Feb 1990
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:02:40
Description
Elena Curti reports on an alleged covert British security services project, codenamed Clockwork Orange, in Northern Ireland in the 1970s. The events follow a decision to launch an inquiry into the dismissal of army press officer Colin Wallace who was sacked in 1975 for disclosing classified information. Includes parliamentary speech by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher; interviews with Ivor Stanbrook MP; Ken Livingstone MP.
Contributors
Margaret Thatcher; Ken Livingstone; Ivor Stanbrook; Elena Curti
Keywords
Labour Party; Northern Ireland; UK; Propaganda; Intelligence service; Military intelligence; Colin Wallace; Clockwork Orange (UK security operation)

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