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Northern Ireland #276711

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 25, 1981
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(Studio) Continuing violence in North Ireland following death of boy injured in previous conflicts reported; efforts by members of European human rights commission to meet with imprisoned IRA (Irish Republican Army) member Bobby Sands noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Belfast, North Ireland) Protestant criticism of publicity surrounding Sands' hunger strike and Catholic's complaints outlined; film shown. Sands said refusing to meet with commission mbrs.; details given. [IRA publicity dir. Danny MORRISON - claims British government is fueling armed struggle.] Sands' background and role with IRA (Irish Republican Army) examined. [MORRISON - comments on Sands' role in prison.] [IRA newspaper Editor Richard McAULEY - notes stories written by Sands and smuggled out of prison.] "I Fought a Monster Today," one of Sands' stories, quoted.
REPORTER: Martha Teichner

Schieffer, Bob;
Teichner, Martha

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