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Lady Birdwood convicted of racism

Title
Lady Birdwood convicted of racism
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
24 Mar 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:03:19
Description
Lady Jane Birdwood has been found guilty of possessing and distributing booklets which insight racial hatred after she sent copies of The Longest Hatred to every MP and MEP. The publication attacked Jews, blacks and Asians and denied the holocaust. Report by Tim Crook on the trial and sentencing (remanded on bail) including reaction outside court from Lady Birdwood.
Contributors
Tim Crook; Jane Birdwood
Keywords
Racial discrimination; Members of Parliament; Jews; Racism; Black peoples; Trials; Antisemitism; Holocaust; Asian peoples; Sentencing; Verdicts; Jane Birdwood; Booklets; The Longest Hatred; Members of the European Parliament; Lord Finsburg; Anthony Longdon(?); Henry Powner(?)

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