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New York City / St. Patrick's Day Parade #289151

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 17, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Saint Patrick's Day parade here, clouded by controversy surrounding appointed of Pro-IRA Michael Flannery as parade's grand marshal, featured; films shown. Flannery's role in IRA (Irish Republican Army) recalled. [FLANNERY - hopes parade will gain support for IRA.] Mayor Edward Koch and Governor Mario Cuomo noted participating; Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan's boycott of parade mentioned. [MOYNIHAN - opposes violence.] Others boycotting parade noted include Catholic school bands on orders of Terence Cardinal Cooke. [COOKE - defs. symbolic gesture.]
REPORTER: Charles Osgood

Osgood, Charles;
Rather, Dan

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