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Miners' strike

Network news, first broadcast 9 March 1984

This shortened BBC news bulletin features the beginning of the miners' strike across the UK in March 1984. In south Wales, Elfyn Thomas reports as pickets hand out leaflets at a colliery entrance. Includes a report on the state of play in mining areas in Scotland and England.

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