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Call for use of water cannons in Toxteth riots

Title
Call for use of water cannons in Toxteth riots
Genre
Interview
TX Date
5 Jul 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:02:16
Description
Telephone interview with Conservative MP Teddy Taylor calling for the use of water cannons in Toxteth, Liverpool to clear rioters off the streets, protect the police from petrol bombs and prevent deaths. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Teddy Taylor
Keywords
Police; Liverpool; Riots; Policing practice; Toxteth; Protective devices

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