The Burston School Strike (1974)

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    James Cameron

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    United Kingdom

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Investigates the strike by schoolchildren in Burston, Norfolk over the sacking for their socialist beliefs of their teachers Annie and Tom Higdon, which began in the spring of 1914 and continued for twenty years. The events are described by eye witnesses and the programme describes the support that local parents gave to the couple and the setting up of an alternative strike school. First transmitted in 1974.

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