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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 08, 1981
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(Studio) Death of IRA (Irish Republican Army) hunger striker Thomas McElwee in Belfast, North Ireland, prison reported.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Belfast, North Ireland) IRA's propaganda war against British here examined; films shown. [PERFORMERS - sing.] IRA's role in and since 1916 uprising recalled; photos shown. [British Colonel Ian McLAUGHLIN - doesn't underestimate IRA.[ [IRA spokesperson Richard McAULEY - comments on British army.] Romanticism surrounding IRA (Irish Republican Army) noted. [McAULEY - comments.] [McLAUGHLIN - thinks IRA (Irish Republican Army) has a flair for propaganda.]
REPORTER: Rebecca Sobel

Palmer, John;
Sobel, Rebecca

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