ATV Today: 06.05.1981: Coventry Racial Tension

Summary

Keith Wootton report on the growing problem of racial tension in Coventry, which has been on the increase since the murder of 21 year old Satnam Singh a month ago.

Year:

1981

Duration:

0:03:16

Film type:

Colour / Sound

Company:

ATV

Master format:

16mm

Description

Keith Wootton introduces his report with a piece to camera. We see the exterior of the car-park where Satnam Singh was murdered last month and leaflets have been distributed in Coventry calling for the black community to fight back. View of the Coventry shopping precinct. Wootton vox pops with young Asian residents about tensions in the city. He interviews community leader Vernon Clements who said that there was an unwillingness by the police to take positive action and Chief Superintendent Dennis Cubby, who said that an increased number of patrols were in place.


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