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Northern Ireland #21576

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 20, 1972
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(Studio) In Belfast, North Ireland, terrorists plant bomb in news vendor's store, fatally wounded man as he persued them, and shot his wife as she knelt beside dying man. 3 years of violence has effect on children.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Belfast, North Ireland) Children in Catholic neighborhood, IRA (Irish Republican Army) stronghold, are familiar with violence. Group of American college students and adult volunteers work to give children a creative play center Early work in water color shows childrens' heroes to be IRA, and villains, British soldiers. [Dr. Rona FIELDS - says children, without political causes, merely act as they see others act, which, in this case, is with violence.] Slowly, children are turning to abstract paintings and self expression.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Farmer, Don;
Reasoner, Harry

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