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Interview with Arthur Scargill and a meeting of Solidarity with El Salvador

Interview with Arthur Scargill and a meeting of Solidarity with El Salvador. [Sound recording] [Special Collections]

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Summary

Arthur Scargill interviewed by John Clements and a meeting of Solidarity with El Salvador.

Begins with a heated interview with Arthur Scargill on topics such as National Overtime Bill, mine closures and Solidarity in Poland.

Continues with a recording of a meeting of Solidarity with El Salvador, which details union problems in El Salvador, US influence and conditions there. Two El Savadorean unionists speak about the problems of their country and need for support, industrial relations history in El Salvador, strikes, assassinations and imprisonment of officials. The discussion includes a call for British Trade Union movement to lobby for human rights.

This sound recording is part of the John Clements Oral History Collection.

Date: 23 January 1984
Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: John Clements Oral History Collection
Copyright: Murdoch University
Other Information: This recording was originally made on a 5 inch (13 centimetre) reel to reel tape.
Notes: 1 digital file : 77 MB
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/54409
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