Riot Scenes at Derry Demonstration

EXHIBITION : CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT 1968-69

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This report shows a high angle view of the mêlée in Duke Street, showing demonstrators caught between two lines of police.

  • Title
    Civil Rights Riots
  • 1st Broadcast
    06/10/1968
  • Clip Duration
    00:00:17
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Riot Scenes at Derry Demonstration
  • Extended description

    A high angle view of the trouble in Duke Street, Derry showing demonstrators caught between two lines of police.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News clip depicting the violent nature of the clashes between police and protestors at the Derry civil rights demonstration. This report was broadcast on 6 October 1968.

  • Local keywords
    Civil Rights Movement, Civil Rights, Riots, Duke Street, Derry, Londonderry, 1968
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Northern Ireland, Derry, Londonderry
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1968
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    LX2578
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Black and White
  • Item sound
    Mute
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
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