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Nobel Peace Prizes / Amnesty International / Williams and Corrigan #490830

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 10, 1977
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(Studio) 1977 Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to London-based human rights group, Amnesty International In delayed award, 1976 prize goes to North Ireland peace crusaders Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(London, England) (Films shown.) Background of Corrigan and Williams' peace movement in North Ireland noted. They say they hope to use prize money to finance projects to foster friendships between Protestant and Catholic children. [WILLIAMS - wasn't looking for prize when she said what she believed to be truth, that North Ireland war is insane.] [CORRIGAN - accepts prize, feels humble.]
REPORTER: Paul Cunningham

(Studio) Upcoming report on strife in North Ireland noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Cunningham, Paul
Duration:
00:01:50

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