NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 23, 1971
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(Studio) North Ireland chooses Brian Faulkner new Prime Minister
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Belfast, North Ireland) [FAULKNER - says main problem law and order; needs practical results in elimination of terrorism, sabotage, riots and disorders.] Protestant hardliners think: Faulkner soft on terrorism security; all police rearmed and para-military force under Protestant control; British troops should occupy Catholic areas; IRA (Irish Republican Army) members jailed without trial; Britain policy involves minimum use of force; Britain may abolish semi-independent status of North Ireland, rule directly from London if Faulkner unable to improve situation.
REPORTER: George Montgomery
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