A National Front demonstration in London
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BBC Rewind: The National Front

Angela Rippon reports on the National Front's bid for mass support in the 1979 general election. After they failed to save a single deposit in the election of October 1974, they fielded over 300 candidates but again lost every deposit after a campaign marked by ugly scenes.

Clip taken from Decision 79, first broadcast 3 May 1979

  • 17 Nov 2014