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National Front march

Title
National Front march
Genre
Interview; Discussion
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:11:54
Description
Roger Godsiff, Mayor of Lewisham interviewed on National Front march in Lewisham and racial tension it is aimed at stirring up. Asked police for the march to be banned but they have declined to go to the Home Secreatary for a ban. Martin Webster of the National Front claims violence is all started by the socialist groups opposing them and defends their right to march if other groups are allowed to do so. Interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Martin Webster; Roger Godsiff
Keywords
Political movements; London; Political demonstrations; Interethnic relations; Violence; Freedom of expression; National Front; Lewisham; Deptford

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