Enoch Powell's 'Rivers of Blood' speech, delivered on 20 Apr 1968. See also http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/41587179?uid=3739448&uid=2129&uid=2&uid=70&uid=3737720&uid=4&sid=21104119160291 commentary by Huxley on Powell in academic journal.
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A Match To Gunpowder is part two of three and focuses on the political response to Enoch Powell's Rivers Of Blood speech and the influx of South Asian migrants from both the Asian and African continents, during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Enoch Powell Modern uses of race - 1960s-70s the notion of ‘race’ was used politically more than 100 years after Darwin, and was still vibrant in Britain and the US even as late as the 1960s, when concepts of ‘race relations’ and ‘race riots’ and ‘racial tolerance’ and ‘racial purity’ dominated the political scene. See, for example, in the UK, Enoch Powell MP's "Rivers of Blood" speech 1968 on immigration