Over one hundred demonstrators protested against housing conditions at Londonderry Corporation's monthly meeting by occupying the Guildhall chamber.
- Title Housing Protest at Guildhall
- 1st Broadcast 27/08/1968
- Clip Duration 00:00:30
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title "Citizens Fight for Your Rights"
- Extended description
This protest was organised by the Derry Housing Action Committee (DHAC) and the Labour Party. Activists from DHAC had been disrupting corporation debates for some time. After verbal exchanges between councillors and the protest leaders, the police cleared the gallery.
Men, women and children protest about housing conditions at a Londonderry Corporation meeting. Led by members of DHAC and Ivan Cooper of the Labour Party, they occupy the Guildhall.
A RTÉ News clip on the housing protest at Guildhall. This report was broadcast on 27 August, 1968.
- Local keywords Civil Rights Movement, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Protest, Derry Housing Action, Derry Housing Action Committee, DHAC, Labour Party, Guildhall, Ivan Cooper, 1968
- Geographical coverage Derry, Ireland, Northern Ireland
- Genre News
- Topic Wars and Conflict
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1968
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier N708/0068L
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- Item colour Black and White
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