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Northern Ireland #222424

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 08, 1972
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(Studio) Govt. agriculture official shot in North Ireland on border with Irish Republic. 4 explosions reported in Londonderry. In Belfast Protestant extremist group vows to assassinate 10 Catholics for each policeman or British soldier killed.
REPORTER: Charles Collingwood

(Belfast, North Ireland) Funeral of Protestant railroad engineer who was member of Ulster Defense Regiment shown. UDR man, latest victim of IRA. Growing Protestant backlash noted. [Loyalist Association of Workers, Billy HULL - says Protestant workers will close country.] Ulster vanguard may be beginning of - militant Protestants. [Ulster Vanguard leader, William CRAIG - fired as Home Affairs Min. for hard-line against Catholic civil rights mvt, says vanguard will insure Ulster independence from Irish Republic.]
REPORTER: Dean Johnson

Collingwood, Charles;
Johnson, Dean

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