Tribunal Hearings: Roberts

it was very confused. My impression was that they were trying to go the other way but this was only by sounds and shouts

 File Author Date Document Type
Click to open Tribunal of Enquiry, R Roberts 31st May 1968 Testimony

Chemistry lecturer Roberts’ testimony before the Tribunal of Enquiry into the events of 7th May (pp. 302-307 of transcripts) offers a vivid account of the scene in the lobby outside the Committee Room, following the disruption of Dr Inch’s lecture to the student Chemical Society at Wivenhoe House; the sole member of staff to remain consistently at Inch’s side, Roberts is questioned in some detail about the degree of physical force used on either side, and claims that the arrival of the police caused a situation in which it was ‘every man for himself’

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