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Poppy appeal launched by Prince Andrew

Poppy appeal launched by Prince Andrew
News report; Interview; Speech
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6 Nov 1989
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James Matthews reports on a call by Prince Andrew (Duke of York) for people to wear a poppy for the victims of terrorism as this year’s Remembrance Day appeal gets underway. The Royal British Legion is hoping to top the record amount raised last year to eleven million pounds; the cash will be given to those whose lives have been blighted by war. Includes excerpts from the Prince’s speech; interviews with Ian Cannell, Chairman of the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal; Simon Weston, Falklands War veteran.
Prince Andrew; James Matthews; Simon Weston; Ian Cannell
Armed forces; Charities; Military personnel; Royal family; Royalty; Commemorative events; Royal British Legion; Remembrance day; Servicemens organizations

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