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Great Britain / IRA Terrorism #321576

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 07, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Launching of international phase of terrorism by IRA (Irish Republican Army) reported Report introduced.

(London, England: Anthony Mason) Funerals services in Scotland for British servicemen John Reed and John Baxter, who were killed by IRA (Irish Republican Army) in Netherlands, reported; scenes shown of funeral and car bombing. Finding of new bomb under British serviceman's car in West Germany reported; scenes shown. IRA demonstration during Queen Elizabeth II's visit to Australia shown. Incident in Mar. in which British soldiers gunned down three IRA (Irish Republican Army) members in Gibraltar recalled; scenes shown. British television documentary investigating incident cited. [Eyewitness Stephen BULLOCH - describes shooting.] Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's position on North Ireland reviewed.

Reporter(s):
Mason, Anthony;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:30

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