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Northern Ireland Conflict / Bomb Squad #454755

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 11, 1971
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(Studio) Roman Catholic women in Londonderry, North Ireland, attack 3rd young girl in 2 days for going out with British soldiers. Photo of 1 girl shown. She was tarred and feathered, had head shaven and tied to lamppost. In Belfast, North Ireland, gunmen kill 2 policemen; 157 killed in 2 years
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Belfast, North Ireland) 400 explosions in last 3 mos. in cntry.; wreckage of pub shown. IRA (Irish Republican Army) carries out terrorist campaign to kill soldiers and police and to spread fear and anger. IRA (Irish Republican Army) uses bombs, real and fake; squad of British soldiers in charge of bomb incidents; squad shown at work; most calls hoaxes. [W/O Ian PENNINGTON - says people sympathize with us; intimidated by nasty people.] Only 1 on squad killed.
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Quinn, Charles
Duration:
00:03:30

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