CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 04, 1977
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(Studio) Protestant strikers in North Ireland clash with Ulster police; British troops called on to help disperse demonstrators in Belfast. REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Belfast, North Ireland) Report on limited success of strike and some unrest on 2nd day. Suburbs hardest hit; port of Larne, vital link as produce market to mainland, is completely shut. Strike leader, Reverend Ian Paisley, claims cntry.'s largest power plant soon to close; British technicians rptdly. ready to take it over.
REPORTER: Mike Lee
(Studio) In London, Queen Elizabeth II speaks with regard to solidarity of empire.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(London, England) Many important British figs. gather at Westminster Hall to herald beginning Queen's Silver Jubilee celebration. In speech, Queen says she understands desire for regional government in Scotland, Wales and North Ireland. [Queen ELIZABETH - notes ancestors from different areas and understanding of aspirations, but can't forget she was crowned queen of United Kingdom of Great Britain and North Ireland.] Queen is given traditional British cheer.
REPORTER: John Laurence