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Birmingham bomb explosions

Title
Birmingham bomb explosions
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Nov 1974
Year of production
1974
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Duration
00:03:27
Description
Jon Snow reports on the trial of six suspects allegedly involved in two IRA terrorist bomb attacks in Birmingham (21/11/74). The devices were placed in two pubs: the Mulberry Bush, and the Tavern in the Town. And reports on Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh’s visit to talk to the wounded at the General Hospital and visit the scene of the blasts. Includes interview with pub landlord and a victim (interviewed by reporter Mike Henfield). Sound is mainly in mono.
Contributors
Jon Snow; Mike Henfield
Keywords
Terrorism; IRA; Birmingham; Prince Philip; Duke of Edinburgh; Royal visits; Royal family; Royalty; Public houses; Bombs

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