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Death of John Stonehouse

Title
Death of John Stonehouse
Genre
News report; Interview; Obituary
TX Date
14 Apr 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:02:15
Description
Former Labour minister John Stonehouse has died of a suspected heart attack. Stonehouse, who had been Postmaster General in the Wilson government before his dramatic disappearance from a Florida beach, was rushed to hospital after collapsing at his home in Southampton. Niki Marx looks back at his chequered career; second wife Sheila Buckley and Tony Benn MP pay tribute. Also includes excerpt from interview with Stonehouse.
Contributors
Tony Benn; John Stonehouse; Sheila Buckley; Nici Marx
Keywords
Deaths; Labour Party; Members of Parliament; John Stonehouse; Politicians

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