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Islington siege

Title
Islington siege
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
24 Oct 1977
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:02:23
Description
Report on a continuing siege in a council flat at Myddelton Passage in Islington, north London, after 42-year-old Stuart Brickell barricaded himself and threatened police with a machete (24/10/77-3/11/77); includes interview with resident Margaret Mendelson(?). Male reporter not identified (poss. John Perkins).
Contributors
John Perkins?; Margaret Mendelson(?)
Keywords
London; Police; Council housing; Islington; Sieges; Stuart Brickell

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