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May Day - New bank holiday

Title
May Day - New bank holiday
Genre
Interview
TX Date
2 May 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:01:38
Description
Alan Fisher, General Secretary of the National Union of Public Employees (NUPE) on May Day being made a public holiday. He believes that more should be made of the new holiday, and refers to an earlier Anti-Nazi march and to the first Socialist International (by which he may mean the Second International, formed in 1889). With the sound of festivities in the background.
Contributors
Alan Fisher; Vivian White?
Keywords
London; Trade unions; Political marches; NUPE; Demonstrations; Socialism; Anti-Nazi League; Festivals; Public holidays; May Day; Socialist International; Second International

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