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Willie Whitelaw on IRA prisoners

Title
Willie Whitelaw on IRA prisoners
Genre
Interview
TX Date
18 Feb 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:02:18
Description
Interview with Conservative Party MP Willie Whitelaw who says he was wrong to allow IRA prisoners special status, while Secretary of State for Northern Ireland in the Heath government from 1972 to 1973. Female interviewer not identified.
Contributors
William Whitelaw
Keywords
Political prisoners; Northern Ireland; Terrorists; IRA; Cabinet ministers

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