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Robert Maxwell death

Title
Robert Maxwell death
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
6 Nov 1991
Year of production
1991
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Duration
00:01:55
Description
Paul Woodley reports from the United States on American reaction to the news that newspaper proprietor and owner of the New York Daily News, Robert Maxwell has died after falling from his yacht off the coast of Tenerife. Includes interviews with New York Daily News workers (not identified); Seymour Hersh, investigative journalist and author of The Sampson Option which made allegations about Maxwell’s connection with Israeli intelligence. Broadcast on LBC Newstalk FM Breakfast programme.
Contributors
Paul Woodley; LBC Newstalk; Seymour Hersh
Keywords
Books; USA; Deaths; Israel; Newspapers; Daily Mirror; New York; Mass media; Publishers; Intelligence service; Boats; Yachts; Robert Maxwell; Tenerife; Business people; Newspaper publishing; New York Daily News; Maxwell Communications Corporation; Mirror Group Newspapers; Lady Ghislaine; The Samson Option

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