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Northern Ireland / Conflict / Boston College Tapes #1016773

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 09, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Belfast, Northern Ireland: Mark Phillips) The subpoena from police in Northern Ireland for Boston College to release oral history tapes that include confessions of murder during the Catholic-Protestant violence featured; details given about the promise that the tapes would be kept secret until those who made them died. [Irishman Seamus McKENDRY††- says there are families never knowing what happened to their loved one.] [On tape, voice of former IRA commander Brendan HUGHES††- says he knew about the execution of Jean McConville††; comments on the role of Sinn Fein’s Gerry Adams in the Unknowns.] [McConville’s daughter Helen McKENDRY††- recalls her mother’s abduction.] [Boston College spokesman Jack DUNN††- says our ability to fight is limited in the face of a federal subpoena.] [Former IRA member Anthony McINTYRE††- says the people who spoke are at risk.]

Pelley, Scott;
Phillips, Mark

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