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Myra Hindley gains a degree in Humanities

Title
Myra Hindley gains a degree in Humanities
Genre
Interview
TX Date
25 Oct 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:02:09
Description
Child killer Myra Hindley has been awarded an Open University degree. She was awarded a BA in Humanities during a ceremony in the chapel of the prison where she is being held in Kent. Her solicitor Andrew McCooey says she’s delighted and she now hopes people will realise that she’s a changed woman. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Andrew McCooey
Keywords
Prisons; Kent; Murderers; Prisoners; Myra Hindley; Bachelors degrees; Open universities

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