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Northern Ireland #276628

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 20, 1981
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(Studio) Wkend. violence across North Ireland reported coinciding with observance of Irish Republic's uprising against British rule.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Londonderry, North Ireland) Riots in Londonderry examined; films shown. Role played by hunger strike of imprisoned IRA (Irish Republican Army) member Bobby Sands in incring. tension discussed; his recent election to House of Commons recalled. [European parliament member Dr. John O'CONNELL - comments on mtg. with Sands.] Anticipated violence if Sands dies mentioned.
REPORTER: John Blackstone

Reporter(s):
Blackstone, John;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:10

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