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50th anniversary of women’s suffrage

Title
50th anniversary of women’s suffrage
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech
TX Date
3 Jul 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:03:28
Description
Paul Beard reporting from the meeting near the Emily Pankhurst memorial in London celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of women receiving equal voting rights and on women’s rights today. Includes interviews with suffragettes Connie Lucock and Mary Whittock; speeches by MPs Shirley Williams and Sally Oppenheim (with heckling) and General Secretary of the TUC Len Murray.
Contributors
Sally Oppenheim; Paul Beard; Len Murray; Shirley Williams; Connie Lucock; Mary Whittock
Keywords
London; Anniversary celebrations; Women; Equal opportunity; Women’s liberation movement; Suffragettes; Suffrage; Emily Pankhurst; Anniversaries

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