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Northern Ireland / IRA Attacks #117600

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 25, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Belfast, North Ireland: Jim Hickey) IRA (Irish Republican Army) reported focusing attacks on British security forces in North Ireland; details given of funeral service in Bath, England, for soldier Jason Burfitt, who was killed in bombing attack in North Ireland last wkend., scenes shown. Nature of IRA's psychological warfare explained; scenes shown from several IRA (Irish Republican Army) attacks this year [Sinn Fein city councillor Alex MASKEY -explains tactics.] [CATHOLICS - explain opposition to British.] Opposition by moderate Catholics to violence noted. [SDLP city councillor Brian FEENEY - opposes IRA (Irish Republican Army) campaign] British counterstrategies detailed. [British secretary for North Ireland Tom KING - calls IRA (Irish Republican Army) terrorist group.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Hickey, Jim

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