Northern Newsreel No. 8 (1987)

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A quarterly video magazine. Includes the following: THE STATE OF THE UNIONS: NO.3: STRIKE FREE - looks at the debate on single union and 'no strike' deals. THE PEOPLE'S ACCOUNT - extract from a programme by Ceddo Film & Video Workshop, banned from broadcast by the IBA, which investigates the uprisings at Broadwater Farm, Tottenham, in 1985. LOONY TUNES - examines the truth behind the frequent slurs on left-wing councils made by the tabloid press. AMANDLA NGAWETHU - A POLITICAL BALLAD - the struggle against redundancy in a trade union seems hopeless until Will meets a South African speaker from the UDF. Plus more NEWS FROM THE FRONTLINE.

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