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Northern Ireland / Violence #227503

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 08, 1973
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(Studio) Violence continues in North Ireland, but no deaths reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Belfast, North Ireland) Maire Drumm, housewife and mother of 5, is president Sinn Fein. Former leader, Rory O'Grady, imprisoned last month Maire Drumm and her husband have both served time in jail. Oldest son now imprisoned. [Mrs. DRUMM - says Br. soldiers watch her movements 24 hrs./day. Doesn't see why being grandmother contradictory with being political leader] Irish problem said very simple one for Mrs. Drumm. [Mrs. DRUMM - says Br. soldiers will never break IRA.] Insists border between North and South must go; believes violence by IRA (Irish Republican Army) bringing goal closer to fulfillment.

Cronkite, Walter;
Simon, Bob

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