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Northern Ireland #277416

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 03, 1981
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(Studio) Plea for peace reported coming from Rosaleen Sands, mother of jailed IRA leader Bobby Sands who's continuing his hunger strike. [Rosaleen SANDS - pleads for calm when son dies.] Official and unofficial reports of Sands' condition outlined; his recent election to British Parliament recalled.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Toombridge, North Ireland) Demonstration in Belfast by Protestants and 1 in Toombridge by Catholic supporters of IRA (Irish Republican Army) hunger strikers, include Francis Hughes, examined; films shown. [Oliver HUGHES - describes brother's condition.] Difference between this rally and earlier rallies outlined. Bernadette Devlin McAliskey's call for calm following Sands' death noted. [McALISKEY - doesn't want riots.] Stewards' protection of police from disruptive crowd described.
REPORTER: Martha Teichner

Dean, Morton;
Teichner, Martha

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