Episode 5: Simon Holmes à Court – Have You Heard The News?

Simon Holmes a Court was just a schoolboy when his attention was captured by frontpage news reports of a multiple shooting at a US McDonalds. It was the first news story that stayed with Simon, and it raised some big questions for the Convenor of Climate 200 about how news is covered.

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Archival sources

San Ysidro McDonald shootings 1984

Documentary - 77 Minutes

News 8's Carlos Amezcua reports on San Ysidro McDonald's Massacre


The Turbulent 1980s Era of WA Television



The Bhopal gas disaster

by the BBC World Service

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