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Nicholas Smith on Sussex hostage ordeal

Title
Nicholas Smith on Sussex hostage ordeal
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Mar 1984
Year of production
1984
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Duration
00:02:34
Description
Solicitor Nicholas Smith, his son Benjamin, and school friend Alastair Crawford, talk about their ordeal after they were held hostage in their Sussex home following the shooting of a policeman. Smith tells how he and one of his sons had played chess with one of their captors. Male reporter not identified. (The kidnappers were later identified as Robert Dew and Rudolph Cooke).
Contributors
Nicholas Smith; Benjamin Smith; Alastair Crawford
Keywords
Crime; Terrorism; UK; Great Britain; Children (family); England; Hostages; Family; Sussex; Abduction; Solicitors; Chess; Nicholas Smith; Benjamin Smith; Alastair Crawford

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