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Northern Ireland / Rioting #219100

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 09, 1971
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(Studio) At least 9 dead in fighting between Protestants and Catholics in North Ireland, following Prime Min. Brian Faulkner's order to jail terrorists without trial.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Belfast, North Ireland) Film shows bldgs. burning, British soldiers battling Catholic mobs; block of Protestant homes set afire by residents themselves, after IRA (Irish Republican Army) rptdly. warns them to leave within 24 hrs.
REPORTER: John Humphrys (BBC-TV)

(Studio) British troops using new weapon against rioters.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(N. Ireland) Soldiers use rubber bullet guns; rubber bullets cause bruises, have yet to result in death. [Major John GREENWAY - says rubber bullets good because can choose single target, yet not kill him.] [Unidentified Catholic YOUTHS - tell of being hit by rubber bullets; say rubber bullets worse than tear gas.]
REPORTER: John Laurence

Reporter(s):
Laurence, John;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:06:20

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