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Northern Ireland #71995

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 06, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Belfast, North Ireland) Preparations here for funeral of Bobby Sands and commitment of his fellow hunger strikers to continue reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Belfast, North Ireland) Demonstrations in support of Sands throughout city examined; films shown. Wake at Sands' mother's house , with sister MarcelIa present, described; possible sniper attack on police officers and child reported Pol. aspect of mourning and violence discussed.
REPORTER: Mike Lee Artist: Rowel Friers

(Studio) IRA (Irish Republican Army) reported claiming responsibility for attack on British border patrol; violence in Dublin following vigil for Sands described. Details given, films shown. Pro-Sands demonstrations in Paris, France and letter bombs addressed to Prince Charles reported discovered in London, England; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike;
Reynolds, Frank

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