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Ireland / St. Patrick's Day Parade #171989

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 15, 1997
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Saint Patrick's Day parade in Chicago shown.

(On the west coast of Ireland: Linda Pattillo) Ireland's remembrance of the Great Irish Famine of 1847 that killed a million people reviewed; scenes shown from Longford, Ireland, where the graveyards are finally being restored and the nation is finally facing the memories of the catastrophe of 150 years ago. [Irish historian Luke BAXTER, Sister Calishanksas DUFFY, Longford parish Father Bernard NOONAN, STUDENT, famine Museum director Declan JONES - comment on the famine.]

Pattillo, Linda;
Vargas, Elizabeth

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