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Northern Ireland / IRA #220877

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 28, 1972
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(Studio) IRA (Irish Republican Army) spreads violence in North Ireland. 4 die in Ulster; 3 from bomb in Londonderry; 1 policeman killed from antitank rocket in Belleck. 10 police stations and army posts came tender such attacks. IRA (Irish Republican Army) vows to do same in Irish Republic unless leader Sean MacStiofain freed. MacStiofain on hunger strike. Priest says fast broken today. [Mrs. MacSTIOFAIN - will stand by husband.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Dublin, Ireland) Irish Parliament in process of making it easier for government to prosecute members of IRA. Protesters in Ireland say government has sold out to British, and that Ireland a police state. Journalists on strike because Dublin reporter sentenced to 3 mos. for refusal to give evidence against MacStiofain. If MacStiofain dies, Dublin could turn into another Belfast.

Cronkite, Walter;
Simon, Bob

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