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Marchioness disaster appeal fund

Title
Marchioness disaster appeal fund
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
1 Sep 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:03:10
Description
Oni Bhattacharya reports on the appeal fund for the 51 victims of the Marchioness riverboat disaster. Includes interviews with Tony Ritchie, mayor of Southwark who started the fund, annoyed at the victims being depicted as affluent yuppies and calling for donations; Keith Wenham, MD of local football team on organising a charity match; Roger Suddards, overseer of the trust fund and Chairman of the Bradford fire trust fund. For AM programme.
Contributors
Tony Ritchie; Oni Bhattacharya; Keith Wenham; Roger Suddards
Keywords
Deaths; London; Charity; Fundraising; Association football; Southwark; Rivers; River Thames; Boats; Disasters (events); AM (radio programme); Marchioness; Bowbelle; Southwark Bridge; Marchioness disaster (1989)

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