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Northern Ireland Conflict / Stagg / IRA #244473

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 22, 1976
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(Studio) IRA (Irish Republican Army) hunger striker, Frank Stagg, buried Saturday in West Irish town.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Ireland) Police prevent his supporters from demonstrating.

(Studio) 7 hurt and 2 arrested today during protests.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer (narrates) Bob Schieffer

(Ballymena, Ireland) IRA (Irish Republican Army) service with military honors accorded Stagg. 5000 Republicans and Stagg family take part. Widow not there. 1600 soldiers and police line parade route Confrontation occurs when police block vehicles from cemetery. IRA (Irish Republican Army) felt they had won victory.
REPORTER: John Laurence

Laurence, John;
Schieffer, Bob

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