NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 08, 1981
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(Studio) Death of IRA (Irish Republican Army) hunger striker Joe McDonnell in Belfast, North Ireland, prison reported; violence following his death noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Belfast, North Ireland) Details of McDonnell's death and ensuing violence examined; films shown. Recent efforts to end hunger strikes noted. [Church commission member Reverend Oliver CRILLY - cites hope for solution after mtg. with British government representative Michael Alison.] Commission criticism of Britain's lack of follow-through on commitment reported [ALISON (sic) - comments.] Hunger strike said continuing.
REPORTER: Dianne Wildman
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