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BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) Strike #305736

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 07, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(London, England) 1-day strike by BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) journalists in protest over government `s recent censorship of documentary on IRA (Irish Republican Army) and Protestant terrorists featured; films shown. [Reporter Bernard FALK - feels corp.'s integrity has been destroyed.] Scenes from "The Edge of the Union" shown. [Prime Min. Margaret THATCHER - defs. not broadcasting documentary.] Documentary subjects, Gregory Campbell and Martin McGuinness, discussed. [BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) North Ireland spokesperson James HAWTHORNE - opposes censorship.] USSR and Libyan media's coverage of strike described.
REPORTER: Steve Kroft

Kroft, Steve;
Schieffer, Bob

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