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Irish War / Londonderry #2238

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 22, 1969
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(Studio) London incident faint echo of turmoil and arson in North Ireland, especially Londonderry.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Londonderry, North Ireland) North Ireland 2/3 Protestant and 1/3 Catholic; Protestants control property, jobs and government Catholics can't vote if don't own real estate. Bystander says Protestants have control. Catholics live in slums; government won't give them vote. [Govt. Whip Roy BRADFORD - successful civil rights marches are ones with violence; marches get publicity.] [Civil Rights Leader John HUME - want British standards of justice for all citizens.] Many Protestants believe Catholics want to unite with Catholics in South Ireland, not Britain. [Protestant Leader Major Ronald BUNTING - Roman church in process of forming allegiance with Communists] Extremists could break down law and order.
REPORTER: Bill Beutel

Beutel, Bill;
Reynolds, Frank

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