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Trial by Headline


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When the Bodkin-Adams affair dominated the newspapers in 1956 and 1957, Percy Hoskins was the only Fleet Street crime reporter to side with the Eastbourne GP accused of murdering patients for their money. Hoskins recalls the case and the Old Bailey trial and explains why he made his stand. With Lord Devlin, Sir Edward Pickering , The Rt Hon Michael Foot , mp, and Paul Sieghart
Compiled and produced by ED THOMASON Stereo
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Unknown: Percy Hoskins
Unknown: Old Bailey
Unknown: Sir Edward Pickering
Unknown: Michael Foot
Unknown: Paul Sieghart
Produced By: Ed Thomason
Defence: Jonathannewth
Prosecution: David Garth
Nurse: Annejameson
Doctor: David Sinclair
Hannam: Brian Carroll

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