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Northern Ireland Conflict / Children in America #478194

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 11, 1974
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(Studio) Bomb blows up near border. Irish Republican halts train service between Belfast and Dublin. Soldiers turn back 2000 in Belfast, protesting 3 year old British policy of internment without trial. Some North Irish children able to take rest from violence.
REPORTER: Floyd Kalber

(Belfast, North Ireland) Violence in streets shown. Psychologists fear children may become emotionally scarred.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

(Stewart, Minnesota) Hibbins Rotary Club makes it possible for 120 children (1/2 Catholic; 1/2 Protestant) to come over for vacation with American families. Sheila King, 11 and Catholic, stays with Catholic family on farm. Amazed at relations with Protestants.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

(Hutchinson, Minnesota) Andrew Bowden, 12 and Protestant, becomes friends with Catholic children. [Mrs. Malucy KRSIEAN - says she hopes he goes back with new knowledge of human relations] [BOWDEN - says fighting miserable.]
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

(Stewart, Minnesota) Sheila shown dancing. Children don't want to go back.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

Reporter(s):
Kalber, Floyd;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:03:50

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