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Chinese Restaurants 1967

2 mins United Kingdom

It’s 1967 and Chairman Mao’s cultural revolution is in full swing increasing pressure on Britain’s role in Hong Kong. In London tensions reach breaking point when members of the Chinese Legation fight with police at 'the battle of Devonshire Close'. The day after the ‘battle’ ATV Today’s Gwyn Richards asks if all this political wrangling will stop the people of Birmingham eating in their local Chinese restaurant.

The Media Archive for Central England is the public screen archive for the East and West Midlands. An independent charity and company based at the University of Lincoln, MACE acquires, catalogues, preserves and makes widely available moving image materials that inform our understanding of the diverse cultures and histories of communities between the Lincolnshire coast and the Welsh border.

Featuring

Gwyn Richards

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Politics Chinese community in Great Britain Chinese restaurants

Collection

Chinese Voices

Released

1967

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

ATV

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