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Funeral of Manny Shinwell

Title
Funeral of Manny Shinwell
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech; Tribute; Obituary
TX Date
9 May 1986
Year of production
1986
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Duration
00:03:26
Description
Report on the funeral of Emanuel Shinwell (died 08/05/86), who became Baron Shinwell, familiarly known as Manny. Shinwell was born in Spitalfields, London, but moved with his Polish Jewish family to Glasgow, Scotland. He was a trade union official and Labour politician, and one of the leading figures of Red Clydeside. His son, Ernest Shinwell, pays tribute to his father; Sir John Junor gives a speech describing the man, and his career. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Manny Shinwell; Ernest Shinwell; John Junor
Keywords
Deaths; Labour Party; Jews; Funerals; Politicians; Manny Shinwell; Polish (cultural identity)

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