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Merlyn Rees on detention in Northern Ireland

Title
Merlyn Rees on detention in Northern Ireland
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1975
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Duration
00:03:03
Description
UK Home Secretary Merlyn Rees discusses the detention system in Northern Ireland. He claims the violence cannot be solved by detention, and unless the fighting grows to wartime proportions, detention is not the right avenue. Male interviewer not identified (poss. Ed Boyle?).
Contributors
Merlyn Rees; Ed Boyle?
Keywords
Internal politics; Northern Ireland; Violence; Imprisonment; Detention

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