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Northern Ireland / Economy #516994

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 25, 1981
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(Studio) Funeral for Patsy O'Hara reported Scenes shown. Bitterness said incrd. among Catholics and Protestants by 4 starvation deaths. Econ. aspect of North Ireland situation noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Belfast, North Ireland) Recession in North Ireland reported Unemp. noted. [Chris STEVENSON - says unemp. 2 years] Catholics said hardest hit by recession; Protestants said owning inds. Skilled Protestant workers said also unemp. [Fair Emp. Agency Bob COOPER - notes bad situation.] Discrimination in government offices reported Police force said all Protestant. Hsing. also noted. [STEVENSON - laments plight.] Violence and poor economy said linked.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

Chancellor, John;
Jamieson, Bob

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