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IRA terrorist gets job at polytechnic

Title
IRA terrorist gets job at polytechnic
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
8 Feb 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:01:36
Description
Simon Israel reports on the controversial decision of the Polytechnic of North London to employ a convicted IRA bomber, Anthony Madigan, as a campus official. Norman Tebbit, former Conservative Party chairman, said parents of potential students should know. Leslie Wagner, the institution’s director, accuses the former minister of pursuing a vendetta against the polytechnic.
Contributors
Simon Israel; Leslie Wagner
Keywords
London; Terrorism; IRA; Employment; Norman Tebbit; Colleges (UK); Technological institutes; Anthony Madigan; Polytechnic of North London; General technical education

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