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A question of race

Title
A question of race
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Vox pop; Special
TX Date
26 Sep 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:54:26
Description
A Question of Race. Part 4: Not a Black Problem, presented by John Thompson. Documentary on racism in the UK and its historical context; role of Metropolitan Police; role of media; argument for repatriation. Includes interviews with members of the public. Also interviews with Philip Mason; Professor John Rex; Martin Webster, National Front; Sir Ronald Bell MP; Professor Steven Rose; Jessica Mitford; Basil Manning, Lewisham Council; Dorothy Kuya, Haringey Council; Chief Superintendent Sullivan, Metropolitan Police; Peter Hain, anti-racist campaigner; Martin Barker; Dr Jacob Gewirtz, Board of Deputies of British Jews; Peter Preston, editor of The Guardian; Alex Lyon MP; Timothy Raison, junior minister.
Contributors
Peter Hain; Timothy Raison; Alex Lyon; Martin Webster; John Thompson; John Rex; Steven Rose; Martin Barker; Ronald Bell; Jessica Mitford; Basil Manning; Dorothy Kuya; Chief Superintendent Sullivan; Peter Preston; Jacob Gewirtz
Keywords
Deportation; Politics; Interethnic relations; Police; Immigrants; Migration law; Racial discrimination; Policing practice; Mass media; Migration policy; Ethnic groups; Multiethnic societies; Race Relations Act

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