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Liverpool peace rally

Title
Liverpool peace rally
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech; Music
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1976
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Duration
00:03:53
Description
Unidentified male reports from the first peace rally to be held outside of Ireland - in Liverpool. The rally, attended by some 5,000 people, was organised by Muriel Young; her sister-in-law of Betty Williams, leads the crowd in reciting the Peace People’s declaration of peace. There is also an interview with Betty Williams, who talks about women’s solidarity, and the singing of a peace song.
Contributors
Betty Williams
Keywords
Peace; Internal politics; Northern Ireland; Terrorism; Liverpool; IRA; Demonstrations; Women; Peacebuilding; Vocal music; Women for Peace; Peace People; Muriel Young; Frank Longford

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