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Northern Ireland / Lisburn Car Bombing #403018

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 08, 1996
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.

(Belfast: John Irvine) Acknowledgement by the IRA (Irish Republican Army) that it bombed the British army base in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, featured. [British Prime Minister John MAJOR - criticizes the IRA.] [In Belfast, two PEOPLE - express concern.] Animation shown of security at the Lisburn base; scenes shown from the bombing site. [Sinn Fein president Gerry ADAMS - calls for real peace talks.] The importance of the IRA's ending of its cease-fire for the peace process noted.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Response from President Clinton to the bombing reported. [National Security Adviser Anthony LAKE - calls for the loyalists not to respond with violence.] The IRA's demand that its political wing, Sinn Fein, be included in the negotiations noted.

Bowker, Hilary;
Irvine, John;
Woodruff, Judy

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