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IRA Violence / Northern Ireland #226449

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 28, 1973
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(Studio) New wave of violence involving IRA (Irish Republican Army) breaks out in Ireland.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(N. Ireland) IRA (Irish Republican Army) members hijack cars, buses, trucks and turn vehicles into barricades across 90 roads, nearly sealing off border between North Ireland and Republic for most of day. Violence outlined; reasons for violence reviewed. Residents react to proposed equal representation for Catholics and Protestants. [Protestant minister Reverend John McVEIGH - feels joy over possibility of equal representation.] Moderates are for equal representation; extremists upset goal just as today's IRA (Irish Republican Army) violence does.
REPORTER: John Laurence

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John
Duration:
00:03:10

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