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LWT weekend world

Title
LWT weekend world
Genre
News report; Interview; News bulletin
TX Date
Oct 1978
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:38:24
Description
First part of LWT Weekend World programme presented by Brian Walden on the Yorkshire Ripper and originally broadcast in October 1978 when the serial killer had murdered 10 women. He remained at large for three more years. Includes report by Hugh Pile on the police investigation into the murders of the prostitutes and other victims. Also interviews with Maureen Long, who survived a Ripper attack; and Assistant Chief Constable George Oldfield of West Yorkshire Police, who is leading the investigation. With ITN news headlines from Trevor McDonald.
Contributors
Brian Walden; George Oldfield; LWT; Trevor McDonald; Maureen Long; Hugh Pile
Keywords
Police; Homicide; Manchester; Murderers; Yorkshire Ripper; Peter Sutcliffe; George Oldfield; Prostitutes; Television programmes; Bradford; Criminal investigation; Yvonne Pearson; Vera Millward; Leeds; Preston; Huddersfield; Wilma McCann; Emily Jackson; Patricia Atkinson; Jayne MacDonald; Irene Richardson; Jean Jordan; Helen Rytka; Joan Harrison; Maureen Long

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