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Northern Ireland / IRA / Peace People #243662

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 04, 1976
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(Studio) Fighting conts. in North Ireland between IRA (Irish Republican Army) and peacemakers. Gunmen seem to be having trouble with peacemakers not in uniform.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Craigavad, North Ireland) Report on 2 mvts. in North Ireland: IRA (Irish Republican Army) waging guerrilla war, while another organization seeks peace. IRA (Irish Republican Army) soldiers shown marching at funeral for 1 of leaders Maire Drumm; details of involvement in IRA (Irish Republican Army) and death in Belfast noted. Details of burial noted; IRA (Irish Republican Army) leader Andrias O'Ceallaghain gives oration at grave. [O'CEALLAGHAIN - speaks with regard to Mrs. Drumm.] On other side, group called Peace People try for end to violence. Org. of group and its ideals noted; most supporters are women, both Catholic and Protestant. 1 of founders is Belfast hsewife. Betty Williams. [WILLIAMS - says no matter what treatment they get from men of violence, they have to keep going.] Contrasting funeral in Belfast and peace rally in Craigavad noted.
REPORTER: John Laurence

Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John

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