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Decision makers

Title
Decision makers
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Special
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1985
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Duration
00:19:57
Description
Decision Makers. Looking at the prosecution under the Official Secrets Act of civil servant Clive Ponting, who was accused of leaking government secrets about the sinking of the Belgrano warship durung the Falklands War. Speakers include: Chris Smith, Bill Deedes, John Ward, Robin Squire, Gerry Bermingham, David Madel, Des Wilson. Engineer: Dave Dawson. Special voice-overs by Bob Holness and Des Fahy.
Contributors
Bob Holness; Robin Squire; Bill Deedes; Des Wilson; Chris Smith; John Ward; David Madel; Des Fahy; Gerry Bermingham
Keywords
Shipwrecks; Right to information; Civil servants; State security; Trials; Falklands War (1982); Warships; Clive Ponting; Wars (events); Official Secrets Act; General Belgrano

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