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Northern Ireland / British Policy / New Prime Minister #14755

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 22, 1971
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(Studio) Britain Prime Minister Edward Heath promises troops used with vigor will restore law and order to North Ireland; new Northern Ireland Prime Minister named tomorrow.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Belfast, North Ireland) British Govt. insists patient application of Present policy will re-establish law and order; Protestants want tougher crackdown on terrorism; power to crackdown themselves. Resigned Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark threatened by own Party; new prime minister will be caught in squeeze between Protestant demands and British policy.
REPORTER: John Rolfson

(London, England) Britain Cabinet considers imposing direct rule-from London, England, to North Ireland; will necessitate commitment of many more troops and make fact of British rule of North Ireland official.
REPORTER: George Watson

Rolfson, John;
Smith, Howard K.;
Watson, George

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