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Campaign for posthumous pardon for Derek Bentley

Title
Campaign for posthumous pardon for Derek Bentley
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:02:23
Description
Iris Bentley, sister of Derek Bentley, who was hanged for the murder of PC Sidney Miles in 1953, on continuing the family campaign to secure a posthumous pardon for him. She speaks of her involvement with a television show on the case, and insists her brother had always denied having said anything on the rooftop. Male interviewer not identified (poss. Vivian White).
Contributors
Vivian White?; Iris Bentley
Keywords
Death penalty; Homicide; Hanging; Television programmes; Justice; Derek Bentley; Christopher Craig

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