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Man loses 3 children as result of Northern Ireland shooting

Title
Man loses 3 children as result of Northern Ireland shooting
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Jul 1976
Year of production
1976
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Duration
00:04:21
Description
Vivian White interviews John Maguire, three of whose children were run over and killed in Andersonstown, West Belfast when a (Provisional?) IRA driver was shot dead by the British Army. Maguire says that everyone in the country should ostracise men of violence. He says British people would not have tolerated what the Northern Irish people have had to go through; also, there should be a local police force in West Belfast. Their mother Anne Maguire - injured in the incident - was one of the founders of the Northern Ireland Peace People movement.
Contributors
Vivian White; John Maguire
Keywords
Deaths; Internal politics; Northern Ireland; Terrorism; UK; Great Britain; Violence; IRA; Children (age group); Children (family); Army; Belfast; Traffic accidents; Andersonstown; Joanne Maguire; Andrew Maguire; John Maguire (junior); Anne Maguire; Danny Lennon

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