[A. A. Thomas pardon]. 1979-12-17.

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News coverage of the pardon of Arthur Allan Thomas for the murders of Harvey and Jeanette Crewe. (Ex-Morning Report. News read by Peter Fry.)

Prime Minister Robert Muldoon announces the pardon.
Rodney Metcalfe gives a brief overview of the case and the appeals, including the book 'Beyond Reasonable Doubt' by David Yallop.

Dick Griffin summarises the special report into the case by Q.C. Robert Adams Smith.

Mr Thomas' father comments via telephone. Mr Muldoon addresses the question of compensation for Arthur Allan Thomas.

Thomas' supporter Dr Jim Sprott speaks via telephone about his anger at the delay in pardoning Mr Thomas.

Jenny McLeod reports on reaction from author David Yallop.

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Year 1979

Reference number 295435

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Genre Radio news bulletins
Radio programs
Sound recordings

Credits RNZ Collection
Broadcasting Corporation of New Zealand (estab. 1976, closed 1988), Broadcaster
Muldoon, R. D. (Robert David), 1921-1992, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Metcalfe, Rodney, Reporter
Griffin, Richard, Reporter
McLeod, Jennifer Helen, 1941-, Reporter
Sprott, Jim, Interviewee
Fry, Peter, Newsreader

Duration 00:07:11

Date 17 Dec 1979

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