Search the Archive

IRA Violence / Northern Ireland #226449

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 28, 1973
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(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

Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.