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Miners strike - NUM meets with Libyans

Title
Miners strike - NUM meets with Libyans
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Oct 1984
Year of production
1984
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Duration
00:04:52
Description
Report on NUM confirming meeting with Libyans to seek support for the miners’ strike following reports in the Sunday Times newspaper, with a meeting between NUM Chief Executive Officer Roger Windsor and Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi. Pakistani political activist Mumtaz Abbasi denies any involvement. Report from Rupert Segar(?) and unidentified female reporter.
Contributors
Rupert Segar(?); Mumtaz Abbasi
Keywords
Trade unions; Strikes; Labour disputes; Newspapers; Arthur Scargill; Fundraising; Sunday Times; NUM; Coal miners; Muammar al-Gaddafi; Libya; Coal Strike (1984-1985); Funds; Roger Windsor; Financial resources; Strikes (events)

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