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Northern Ireland #224154

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 31, 1972
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(Studio) British Army tears down barriers to Catholic strongholds.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Londonderry, North Ireland) 4000 British soldiers join 17,000 already in N. Ireland. Troops meet little resistance in destroying barricades to Catholic ghettos. [Catholic woman calls for expulsion of British Army from North Ireland.]
REPORTER: Bert Quint

(Belfast, North Ireland) Protestants assist soldiers in tearing down barricades to their neighborhoods. UDA men present, but not in force. [Commander land forces in North Ireland, General Robert FORD - says operation has gone very well.] Troops occupy Catholic neighborhoods, carry out selective searchers.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

(Studio) In Claudy, North Ireland, IRA (Irish Republican Army) sets off 3 bombs in hotel, post office, and bar. 6 person killed, 30 wounded.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Mudd, Roger;
Quint, Bert;
Wagner, Richard

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