NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 10, 1979
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(Studio) Roman Catholic riots in Belfast and Londonderry, North Ireland said worst in 10 years
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(London, England) Apparent thriving of IRA, despite British crackdowns, examined; films shown. Demonstrations in Ireland, in support of imprisoned IRA (Irish Republican Army) members noted, shown. Comparison of IRA (Irish Republican Army) with Ku Klux Klan outlined; contents of secret British army report on IRA (Irish Republican Army) reported [IRA spokesperson Dave O'CONNELL - comments on IRA.] No. of prison years served by O'Connell and fellow IRA (Irish Republican Army) spokesperson Joe Cahill reported Queen Elizabeth II's reading of Margaret Thatcher's policy on IRA, during opening of parliament, recalled; IRA (Irish Republican Army) response mentioned.
REPORTER: John Cochran