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Sheila Buckley on health of John Stonehouse

Title
Sheila Buckley on health of John Stonehouse
Genre
Interview
TX Date
16 Oct 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:03:09
Description
The partner of imprisoned MP John Stonehouse, Sheila Buckley discusses Stonehouse’s declining health after he was declined parole. Stonehouse, who faked his own death before fleeing to Australia with Buckley, was imprisoned for fraud in 1976. While in prison Stonehouse suffered from a series of heart attacks and Buckley claims that he may not survive to see his next parole hearing in nine months’ time. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Sheila Buckley
Keywords
Health; Fraud; Crime; Members of Parliament; Parole; John Stonehouse; Imprisonment; Politicians; Prisoners; Heart

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