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Hayes on Sunday

Hayes on Sunday
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5 Mar 1978
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Hayes on Sunday. Brian Hayes talks to Vivian Bendall, Roger Ingham, Tony Smythe and John Gribben. Vivian Bendall talks about winning the Ilford North by-election. He speaks about what he can bring to politics and the people, the issues that came up including race, where he thinks he won, and his thoughts on the public image of politicians. Roger Ingham talks about football hooliganism: press reporting, the different categories of fans and hooligans, who bears responsibility for the change in behaviour, and whether hooligans should be punished. Dr John Gribbin talks about nuclear power. He speaks about how there is no need to rush into nuclear power, and about the expense of nuclear power stations.Tony Smythe talks about free speech and censorship. He speaks about formal censorship, the Obscene Publications Act, the ambiguity of the word obscene, and the law itself.
Brian Hayes; John Gribbin; Tony Smythe; Vivian Bendall; Roger Ingham
Elections; Politics; Censorship; Freedom of expression; Nuclear energy; Association football; Hooliganism; Anti-nuclear movements; Essex; Ilford; Obscene Publications Act 1964

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