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Controversy of Belgrano sinking

Title
Controversy of Belgrano sinking
Genre
Interview
TX Date
18 Feb 1985
Year of production
1985
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Duration
00:03:40
Description
Interview with Labour MP Tam Dalyell about the controversial sinking of ARA General Belgrano during the Falklands war and subsequent cover-up claimed to be to safeguard intelligence work. Speaking prior to a Parliamentary debate. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Tam Dalyell
Keywords
Shipwrecks; Politics; Margaret Thatcher; UK; Right to information; Civil servants; State security; Falklands War (1982); Argentina; Warships; Clive Ponting; Military intelligence; Official Secrets Act; Political scandals; General Belgrano; John Nott

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