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Devlin Trial / Northern Ireland #201742

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 22, 1969
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(Studio) Report on trial of civil rights leader, Bernadette Devlin.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Londonderry, North Ireland) Convicted on 4 counts of incitement to riot, and riotous behavior, Sentenced to 6 mos. jail and released on $600 bail. Attorney Sir Dingle Foot to appeal and will take it to House of Lords. Her supporters sing as Devlin comes out of court Devlin's future is explosive question. If acquitted, Protestants to take action; if not, Catholics will.

Cronkite, Walter;
Simon, Bob

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