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Northern Ireland #274102

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 03, 1981
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(Studio) IRA (Irish Republican Army) reported halting its hunger strike in North Ireland; Bobby Sands recalled beginning protest.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Belfast, North Ireland) IRA (Irish Republican Army) decision examined; film shown. Impact of Patrick Quinn's mother's decision to save his life noted. [August 1, Catherine QUINN - comments.] Similar decision this week by mothers of surviving hunger strikers and consequences reported Bobby Sands' fast and death recalled; violence stemming from hunger strikes discussed. [Sinn-Fein spokesperson Danny MORRISON - comments on fast.]
REPORTER: John Blackstone

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(NYC) Pro-IRA demonstrations here, daily since start of hunger strike, examined; films shown. Formation of Irish Northern Aid Committee noted. [Committee spokesperson Martin GALVIN - thinks hunger strikers are victorious; mentions Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher.] Sands and others noted revered as martyrs in Clancey's Bar. [Gerry O'NEAL, Ed RUSSELL - react to fast's end.]
REPORTER: Steve Young

Blackstone, John;
Schieffer, Bob;
Young, Steve

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