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New York City / IRA Protest #321793

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 18, 1988
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(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(NYC: David Culhane) Protest in New York City on behalf of IRA (Irish Republican Army) gunman Joe Doherty, jailed for last six years in US, reported; scenes shown. [Ex-Attorney General Ramsey CLARK - defends Doherty.] Issue of extradition of Doherty to Great Britain discussed; conviction of Doherty for crimes in Britain and escape to US reviewed. [In 1987, on "60 Mins.", DOHERTY - comments.] Attorney General Edwin Meese reported ordering deportation of Doherty. [Doherty's mother Maureen DOHERTY - discusses case.]

Culhane, David;
Smith, Harry

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