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'A barrage of stones hurled at the mounted police'

The miners strike of 1984 was a test of strength between Margaret Thatcher's Conservative government and the National Union of Miners led by Arthur Scargill. The coking plant at Orgreave was the scene of serious clashes between the police and pickets. Presenter Richard Kershaw introduces a report from Bob Sinkinson on June 18th 1984.

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