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Cohen on sentencing of bottle thrower

Title
Cohen on sentencing of bottle thrower
Genre
Interview
TX Date
8 Jun 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:03:27
Description
Labour MP Stanley Cohen on the sentencing of a man who threw a bottle at the Prince of Wales’s car. Cohen says he was relieved that the prince was unhurt but that a 6-month prison sentence is too severe. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Stanley Cohen
Keywords
Imprisonment; Legal decisions; Assault; Royal family; Royalty; Prince Charles; Sentencing; Prince of Wales

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