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Northern Ireland / Referendum #25241

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 08, 1973
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(Studio) North Ireland holds referendum on whether to unite with Irish Republic.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(London, England) Violence accompanies referendum in North Ireland and England. Bomb found at Scotland Yard and defused. Bomb explodes in car by Agriculture Ministry. Much damage done. Bomb also explodes near Old Bailey and this time more than 100 injured. [Prime Min. HEATH - says terrorism shocking.] IRA (Irish Republican Army) blamed for bombs. Suspects arrested.

(Dundrum, North Ireland) Dozen bombs explode in Belfast and Londonderry. At polls heavy Protestant turnout and Catholic boycott of referendum assures failure of union with South
REPORTER: George Watson

(Studio) 1 man has died of injuries in London explosion.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry;
Watson, George

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