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Ross McWhirter shot dead

Title
Ross McWhirter shot dead
Genre
News report
TX Date
Nov 1975
Year of production
1975
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Duration
00:02:40
Description
Jon Snow reports on the shooting of publisher Ross McWhirter in London (27/11/75). Police believe the killing was an IRA assassination, due to McWhirter’s provocative statements regarding Republican terrorist activities and about Irish citizens living in the UK.
Contributors
Jon Snow
Keywords
Deaths; London; Internal politics; Northern Ireland; Terrorism; IRA; Homicide; Ross McWhirter; Rosemary McWhirter

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