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Women’s peace rally in Belfast

Title
Women’s peace rally in Belfast
Genre
News report; Vox pop
TX Date
Aug 1976
Year of production
1976
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Duration
00:04:26
Description
Vivian White reports from the first Women’s Peace Rally in Belfast. He estimates that 15-20,000 Catholic and Protestant women and their families have taken part, and speaks to some of them, as well as to Father Rooney. The women sing, We Shall Overcome, and chant, We Want Peace.
Contributors
Vivian White; Father Rooney
Keywords
Peace; Internal politics; Northern Ireland; Terrorism; Demonstrations; Women; Peacebuilding; Women for Peace; Betty Williams; Maguire family

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