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(Studio) Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher reported again refusing to grant political prisoner status to jailed IRA (Irish Republican Army) leader Bobby Sands, who is continuing his hunger strike; Pope John Paul II's personal envoy noted returning to Rome, Italy, after failure to persuade Sands to end fast.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Belfast, North Ireland) No. of deaths from terrorism since Sands' began his hunger strike noted; recent death of police ofr. Gary Martin cited as example [Mrs. MARTIN - mourns.] Films shown.
REPORTER: John Blackstone
- Blackstone, John;
- Rather, Dan
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