John Simpson interviews Col Gaddafi
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John Simpson meets Gaddafi for first BBC interview

John Simpson meets Col Muammar Gaddafi for his first BBC interview in 1979.

Reporting for the BBC programme, Assignment, John Simpson travelled to Libya to speak to Gaddafi 10 years after the Colonel brought his Green Revolution movement to the country.

  • 21 Oct 2011
  • From the section Africa