Little Said by Either Side after Talks

EXHIBITION : CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT 1968-69

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Reporter Pat Sweeney in Portballintrae tries to get reaction from Unionists on the situation in Derry.

  • Title
    Secret Meeting to Discuss Situation in Derry
  • 1st Broadcast
    11/10/1968
  • Contributor
    Pat Sweeney (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:18
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Little Said by Either Side after Talks
  • Extended description

    Mayor of Derry William Beatty and Betty Sinclair of NICRA (Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association) following their "secret" talks about the situation in Derry after the march in that city on 05 October 1968.

    Neither party was prepared to comment on the content of the meeting but Betty Sinclair was optimistic about the outcome of the discussion for the Derry community.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report by Pat Sweeney from 11 October 1968.

  • Local keywords
    Civil Rights Movement, Civil Rights, 1968, Pat Sweeney, Northern Ireland, Portballintrae, William Beatty, Betty Sinclair, Civil Rights Association
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Derry
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1968
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N1266/0068F
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    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Black and White
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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