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Northern Ireland / Rioting #459282

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 11, 1971
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(Studio) At least 23 killed in 3 days of violence in North Ireland.
REPORTER: Frank Mcgee

(Belfast, North Ireland) Film shows British soldiers surrounding bakery where snipers hiding; soldiers battle snipers in Whiteshock district [Prime Min. Brian FAULKNER - says Britain and North Ireland govts. want peace restored as quickly as possible; is impressed by efficiency of authorities in making arrests.] Film shows Catholics harassing soldiers; Catholic relief agency supplies food since stores closed; Catholic and Protestant families move out of homes in mixed neighborhoods.
REPORTER: David Tindall (BBC) Ray Scherer

(Londonderry, North Ireland) Tomorrow 2nd anniversary of original riots that led to last 2 years of trouble; more violence expected; film shows Catholic women at rally to protest internment of husbands.
REPORTER: David Burrington

Reporter(s):
Burrington, David;
Mcgee, Frank;
Tindall, David
Duration:
00:05:50

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