BBC defends Rivers of Blood broadcast

BBC defends Rivers of Blood broadcast
 

The BBC has defended a decision to air Enoch Powell's 1968 "Rivers of Blood" speech on Radio 4.
The Archive on 4 programme, presented by BBC media editor Amol Rajan, will on Saturday broadcast the right-wing MP's anti-immigration speech - voiced by an actor - in full for the first time.
The decision to do so was criticised as an "incitement to racial hatred".
But a BBC spokesman said it was being aired "in order to asses it fully" and for it to be analysed.
Delivered to local Conservative Party members in Birmingham, days before the second reading of the 1968... read more

 
12 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 61
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