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German terrorists commit suicide in prison

Title
German terrorists commit suicide in prison
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:04:35
Description
Jillian Becker on the suicide of the Baader Meinhof guerillas in prison in West Germany. On rumours that the state murdered them, how pistols got into the prison, the suicide plan, and hopes that this will mean the end of terrorism in Germany. Female interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Jillian Becker
Keywords
Deaths; Suicide; Terrorism; Prisons; Red Army Faction; Hostages; Security; Hanns-Martin Schleyer; Baader-Meinhof group; Germany FR

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