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Riots at Wood End estate, Coventry

Title
Riots at Wood End estate, Coventry
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
14 May 1992
Year of production
1992
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Duration
00:02:14
Description
Martin Shaw reports on riots on the Wood End estate in Coventry. Trouble began after a police crackdown on gangs who’ve been terrorising residents. Includes interviews with Chief Superintendent Jim Swingewood; Coventry Lord Mayor Dave Edwards. Broadcast on Mercia Sound.
Contributors
Mercia Sound; Jim Swingewood; Martin Shaw; Dave Edwards
Keywords
Violence; Council housing; Riots; Coventry; Residential estates; Wood End estate

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