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British Troops / Northern Ireland / Gen. Strike #31639

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 27, 1974
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(Studio) British troops control North Ireland's fuel depots and supply cntry.'s vital services. Prime Min. Harold Wilson decides to take control as Protestant general strike conts.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Belfast, North Ireland) British troops' new role in North Ireland uncomfortable. Militant Protestants react to troops' presence. [United Ulster Unionist party John LAIRD - believes strike to continue till government makes reversal.] Strike supported widely although North Ireland's economy grows shakier.
REPORTER: Jerry King

King, Jerry;
Smith, Howard K.

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