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Northern Ireland #19894

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 24, 1972
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(Studio) Br. P. Minister Edward Heath suspends home rule in North Ireland.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(London, Eng.) Heath quoted saying radical reforms needed. Internment without trial to be phased out. Referendum on union with Irish Republican predicted. Catholic demands said met. [HEATH - Army to stay as long as terrorism continues.] P. Min. Brian Faulkner resigns.
REPORTER: George Watson

(Belfast, North Ireland) Faulkner claims drastic measure will be construed as IRA (Irish Republican Army) victory. [FAULKNER - expresses disappointment in United Kingdom.] Protestant shipyard workers walk off jobs in support of Faulkner. Protestant leader William Craig calls for massive Protestant strike. [CRAIG - calls for action by Ulster Protestants.]
REPORTER: Don Farmer

(London, England) North Ireland blustering said expected. Some advocate use of heads, not fists.
REPORTER: George Watson

Farmer, Don;
Smith, Howard K.;
Watson, George

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