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Northern Ireland #220043

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 31, 1972
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(Studio) In North Ireland, gem. strike and widespread violence reported in wake of slaying of 13 civilians in Londonderry demonstration. North Irish P. Min. Lynch recalls Ambassador to Britain. Dublin bomb report
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Londonderry, North Ireland) Catholics mourn deaths caused by British paratroopers' bullets. [Catholic priest challenges official army report on shooting. Accusations cited.] [1st Br. parachute regiment, Lieutenant Colonel Derek WILFORD - insists demonstrators opened fire on soldiers first.] (Belfast, North Ireland) In reaction to Londonderry incident, Belfast trucks set afire, soldiers shot at, IRA (Irish Republican Army) vows to avenge 13 deaths. Bomb blasts department store; college students march.
REPORTER: John Laurence

(Studio) North Irish Parliament member Bernadette Devlin attacks British Home Secretary Reginald Maudling as he tells army version of incident.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) [Miss DEVLIN - says Maudling has Parliamentary and govtl. responsibility for death of 13 people.]
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John;
Wagner, Richard

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