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Collets bookshop fire bombed

Title
Collets bookshop fire bombed
Genre
Interview
TX Date
6 Jul 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:02:01
Description
Gareth Furby interviews eyewitnesses, Mr and Mrs Jonathan Condliffe(?) about a fire bomb attack on a branch of Collets bookshop on the Charing Cross Road in London. The arson attack is thought to be part of the campaign against Salman Rushdie’s Satanic Verses novel. Broadcast on LBC AM programme.
Contributors
Gareth Furby; Jonathan Condliffe(?); Mrs Jonathan Condliffe(?)
Keywords
Books; London; Crime; Fires; Terrorism; UK; Novels; Bookshops; Arson; Muslims; Salman Rushdie; Controversial literature; Collets; Satanic Verses

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