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David Scott-Atkinson

David Scott-Atkinson was a major in the British Army in WW2 who later wrote homophobic columns in The Mississauga News. On Oct. 14,1976 he interviewed Harvey Hamburg of Toronto Area Gays on CITY-TV’s program “Free For All.” During the interview he said “I don’t see anything gay about being a fag, a fairy, a poof, or a queer” and “… if somebody gassed your lot, I wouldn’t pause to eat for a second.” These comments immediately resulted in a flood of complaints, and CITY-TV decided to not rebroadcast the segment.

Names David Scott-Atkinson (Main) BE [n76.194]
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Death Place
Identities British

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Occupations Public Relations Executive Communications


Associated People

Harvey Hamburg
Event: October 14 Toronto Harvey Hamburg of […]

Associated Periodicals[p301]/ (Journalist)

BCE [n76.194]