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Tony Benn on government handling of Falklands conflict

Title
Tony Benn on government handling of Falklands conflict
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
12 May 1982
Year of production
1982
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Duration
00:03:06
Description
Report on a speech by Labour MP, Tony Benn which criticised the Government’s handling of the Falklands crisis. Benn describes the conflict as a jingoistic venture supported by the gutter press. Female reporter not identified. Sound in mono.
Contributors
Tony Benn
Keywords
Elections; Government; Labour Party; UK; Conservative Party; International relations; UN; Defence; Conflict resolution; Peacemaking; Nuclear weapons; Imperialism; Diplomacy; Falklands War (1982); Argentina; Falkland Islands; War (concept); General elections; Wars (events)

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