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CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 07, 1972
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(Studio) British officers have summons for arrest of leaders of Sunday Newry march, include Bernadette Devlin. Catholic Civil Rights leaders call for Wednesday to be Disruption Day in North Ireland, scheduled 6 mos. after enactment of internment without trial law.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Belfast, North Ireland) Since introduction of practice of internment, violence has escalated dramatically. [January 23, 1972, protest march shown.] (Long Kesh Camp) Internment camp near Belfast called concentration camp. Internment law of 1922 allows government to arrest anyone suspected of subversive activities and intern him without trial.
REPORTER: John Laurence

(Belfast) [Royal Ulster Police Chief Graham SHILLINGTON - says informers indicate suspects for internment.] [Former internee, Gerry O'HARE - says he was singled out for mental, rather than physical, torture.] [British Forces Commander, Lieutenant General Sir Harry TUZO - denies policy of ill-treatment for internees.] Compton Report confirms some instances of ill treatment during interrogation.

(Studio) IRA (Irish Republican Army) officer escapes from internment at Long Kesh with help of 6 Catholic priests.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John
Duration:
00:07:20

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