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Long-haired miners, 1971

Duration: 02:09

As the trend for long hair spread from the stars of Top of The Pops to the men in the pits, new Health and Safety initiatives were introduced to prevent fashionable young men having accidents at work. In 1971 BBC Look North had this report.

Available since: Wed 11 Apr 2012


Series Producer
Steve Condie
Dominic Sandbrook
Fatima Salaria
Executive Producer
Dominic Crossley-Holland

This clip is from

The 70s Get It On 70-72

1/4 A look at the 70s as the decade where Britons first felt the thrill of freedom and money.

First broadcast: 16 Apr 2012

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