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Northern Ireland #221861

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 04, 1972
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(Studio) P. Mins. of Great Britain and North Ireland appeal for cancellation of Catholics' planned march in Newry, North Ireland.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Newry, North Ireland) Thousands of marchers expected to participate. British army presence increases, anticipating march. Check points established to screen out weapons and ammunition.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

(Belfast, North Ireland) Tension mounts after Londonderry violence and prior to Newry march. Vehicles have been hijacked and burned.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

(Studio) British soldiers at Newry fear they might have to search own ranks as IRA (Irish Republican Army) may infiltrate Newry with stolen uniforms. Irish Republic page Min. Lynch cautions Army to stop short of war. Senators Brooke and Buckley urge passage of resolution calling for end of violence, and United States aid in mediating dispute.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Quint, Bert;
Wagner, Richard

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