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MAN ALIVE

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A weekly programme which focuses on people and the situations which shape their lives
Reporters: Jim Douglas Henry Jeremy James , Jeanne La Chard
Gillian Strickland, Desmond Wilcox Harold Williamson
This week:
THE SQUATTERS-1 demonstrating-arguing with the police and authorities. The Squatters are a militant group, growing in size, who put homeless families into empty buildings-then barricade them in. They usually pick target property belonging to local councils to draw attention to their cause-the plight of the homeless.
Cathy Come Home may have stirred the conscience of the nation, but more than two years later the situation has grown worse rather than better. Council waiting-lists have lengthened, the army of homeless has increased in size. Nobody denies the acuteness of the problem. But is the Squatters' way the best way to do something about it? Militant action certainly makes headlines but will it cure the condition? In the first of two programmes Man Alive examines the Squatters and how they operate.
Director, DAVID FILKIN
Edited by DESMOND Wilcox and BILL MORTON

Contributors

Reporters: Jim Douglas Henry
Reporters: Jeremy James
Unknown: Desmond Wilcox
Unknown: Harold Williamson
Edited By: Desmond Wilcox
Edited By: Bill Morton

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