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Question of race

Title
Question of race
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Vox pop; Non-fiction
TX Date
5 Sep 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:53:44
Description
Question of Race documentary, part 1, Roots of Racism, presented by John Thompson. Covers ancient views on racial groups, history of antisemitism, slavery and colonialism and their effects on current race relations and the history of blacks in Britain. Speaks to: Philip Mason, historian; Professor John Rex, Aston University; Leslie Hardman, Jewish chaplain; a member of the Board of Deputies of British Jews; a second generation Jamaican immigrant; Steven Rose, Open University. Includes readings from historical sources and vox pop from people on the streets on racism.
Contributors
John Thompson; John Rex; Leslie Hardman; Philip Mason; Steven Rose
Keywords
Interethnic relations; Immigration; Immigrants; Jews; Slavery; Racism; Black peoples; Ethnic groups; Race; Multiethnic societies; Colonialism; Antisemitism; Holocaust; Religious discrimination; Racial discriminiation

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