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Journalists released from Argentina

Title
Journalists released from Argentina
Genre
Press conference
TX Date
1 Jul 1982
Year of production
1982
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Duration
00:03:23
Description
Press conference featuring 3 British reporters accused of spying during the Falklands crisis after being released and told they could leave Argentina. Ian Mather and Tony Prime of the Observer and Simon Winchester of the Sunday Times had been in detention since 13/04/82, when they were arrested and charged with taking photographs of military installations.
Contributors
Ian Mather; Tony Prime; Simon Winchester
Keywords
UK; Great Britain; Espionage; Imprisonment; Spies; Falklands War (1982); Argentina; Falkland Islands; Prisoners; Journalists; Wars (events); Simon Winchester; Ian Mather; Tony Prime

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