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John Biggs-Davison on letter bomb

Title
John Biggs-Davison on letter bomb
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:02:05
Description
Sir John Biggs-Davison on a letter bomb addressed to him which was intercepted by workers in the House of Commons post office. He says he may have been targeted because of his involvement in Northern Irish politics. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
John Biggs-Davison
Keywords
Postal services; Northern Ireland; Terrorism; IRA; Airey Neave; Roy Hattersley; House of Commons; Members of Parliament; Politicians; Personal safety; Bombs; Explosives; Letters (documents); Barry Porter; English Republican Army

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