Ashton, Joe (2 of 2).  The History of Parliament Oral History Project

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    Interviewee's home, Sheffield

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    Ashton, Joe, 1933- (speaker, male)

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    Gilbert, Rosa, 1988- (speaker, female)

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    Part 2: Continued description of political humour. Mentions pranks. Interruption as JA’s wife rings telephone. [00:02:19] Reflection on what JA would change. Mentions that it is impossible to go back. Story about IRA bomb. Mentions that period 1976-79 has not been remembered and that he does not expect to be so.

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    Life story interview with Joe Ashton (1933-), former Labour Member of Parliament.

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