CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 08, 1981
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(Studio) Death of IRA (Irish Republican Army) hunger striker Joe McDonnell in North Ireland's Maze prison reported; response of British government quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Belfast, North Ireland) Reaction here to McDonnell's death noted; McDonnell recalled joining hunger strike after death of Bobby Sands. Today's violence examined; films shown. Apparent disruption in mediation efforts of Catholic priests by McDonnell's death discussed. [British government spokesperson Michael ALISON - says government will not negotiate with terrorists.] No. of hunger strikers thought likely to die before month ends mentioned.
REPORTER: John Blackstone
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