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Loyalist strike in Northern Ireland

Title
Loyalist strike in Northern Ireland
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:04:27
Description
Interview with Ernest Baird, leader of the United Ulster Unionist Party, in which he reveals his plans to re-focus public attention on the main issue in the loyalist strike - law and order and security in Northern Ireland. Believes there has been a propaganda campaign against the strike. Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Roy Mason has brought in extra troops. Also on intimidation of strikers. Male interviewer not identified (poss. Vivian White).
Contributors
Vivian White?; Ernest Baird
Keywords
Internal politics; Armed forces; Strikes; Law enforcement; Northern Ireland; UK; Security; Roy Mason; United Ulster Unionist Party

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