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IRA/Ireland (Studio) Liam Cosgrave, Prime Minister of Ireland, Seeks State of Emergency Powers To Aid In Effort To Wipe Out IRA. #247746

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 31, 1976
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REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Republic of Ireland) August 28 film shown of peace march in Dublin. July 21, 1976, film with regard to assassination of British ambassador shown. [Min. of justice, Republic of Ireland, Patrick COONEY - explains attitude toward terrorism.] Emergency laws described; include incarceration without charge for 7 days. North Ireland situation noted. Cosgrave increases popularity by harsh attitude toward IRA. [MAN - interviewed with regard to IRA (Irish Republican Army) attitude.] [2nd MAN - speaks of foot-dragging.] [WOMAN - laments delay.] IRA (Irish Republican Army) support dwindles.
REPORTER: Susan Peterson

Mudd, Roger;
Peterson, Susan

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