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Northern Ireland #221449

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 01, 1972
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(Studio) IRA (Irish Republican Army) vowed revenge for 13 Catholics shot by British soldiers in Londonderry demonstration. Sniper kills 1 soldier and others stoned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Company Armagh, Irish Republic) At Carlingford Lake, Royal Marine Commanders. and Scotts Dragoons fire across border into Ireland, until Irish Army arrives to search for snipers who started battle.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner (BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) newsfilm)

(Dublin, Irish Repub.) Catholics attack British embassy with gasoline bombs, and workers boycott British planes, newspapers, etc. Tomorrow ntl. day of mourning will be observed.

(Studio) In Dublin, hundreds protest at British embassy, burning Union Jack and mock coffins. In London, officials deny shots fired indiscriminately but set up investigation, by Sir John Widgery.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Wagner, Richard

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