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Panorama - Hillsborough - How They Buried the Truth

A Panorama investigation reveals how police, politicians, lawyers and judges all played a part in burying the truth about Britain's worst football disaster. (R)

A Panorama investigation reveals how police, politicians, lawyers and judges all played a part in burying the truth about Britain's worst football disaster.

Never-before-broadcast footage of the FA Cup semi-final in which 96 Liverpool fans died reveals a catastrophic failure by the emergency services, how lives might have been saved and how subsequent inquiries were misled.

And a former home secretary and former police chiefs are put on the spot about why a succession of official investigations left the truth hidden for a generation. (R)

  • Broadcast on BBC News Channel, 4:30AM Thu, 23 May 2013
  • Available until 9:59PM Tue, 20 May 2014
  • First broadcast BBC One, 9:00PM Mon, 20 May 2013
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  • Duration 60 minutes
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