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3 British missionaries released by Iran

Title
3 British missionaries released by Iran
Genre
News report; Press conference; Speech; Technical
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:39:11
Description
Material on the return to the UK of 3 British missionaries imprisoned in Iran. Includes report from Heathrow Airport by Malcolm Brabant. Also press conference introduced by Archbishop of Canterbury, Robert Runcie and featuring his envoy Terry Waite (who negotiated the release) and the former prisoners, John Coleman, Audrey Coleman and Jean Waddell. They make statements and answer press questions. Sound level varies. Unedited recording with technical announcement to end.
Contributors
Malcolm Brabant; Robert Runcie; John Coleman; Terry Waite; Audrey Coleman; Jean Waddell
Keywords
USA; Iran; Revolutions; Israel; Crime; Press; British; Mental health; Living conditions; Mass media; Jerusalem; Religious belief; Family; Prisoners; Missionaries; Criminal investigation; Forgery; Iranian revolution (1979); Press ethics; Forgers; Anglicans; Shahpur Purpaschang

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