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Northern Ireland #277539

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 07, 1981
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(Studio) Burial of Bobby Sands today reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Belfast, North Ireland) Sands' funeral and atmosphere in region examined; films shown. Presence of family of hunger striker Patrick O'Hara, IRA honor guards and Sands' son Gerard and family noted.
REPORTER: John Blackstone

(Studio) Protestant battle cry noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Belfast, North Ireland) Protestants' reaction to Sands' funeral today noted; role of Reverend Ian Paisley mentioned. [PAISLEY - thinks attention to Sands is unjust.] Apparent satisfaction of Protestants with Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's stand on IRA (Irish Republican Army) mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Blackstone, John;
Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

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