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James Callaghan after Southall riots

Title
James Callaghan after Southall riots
Genre
Press conference; Speech
TX Date
24 Apr 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:00:40
Description
Press statement by UK Prime Minister James Callaghan in which he compares the National Front to the Nazis. The comments come after the death of teacher Blair Peach at an Anti-Nazi League rally in Southall, West London, following alleged police brutality by the Special Patrol Group unit of the Metropolitan Police.
Contributors
James Callaghan
Keywords
Deaths; London; Police; Violence; Demonstrations; Metropolitan Police; National Front; Blair Peach; Anti-Nazi League; Southall; Riots; Policing practice; Nazism; Anti-nazi movements

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