"I haven't said that I am not in favour of one man, one vote"

EXHIBITION : CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT 1968-69

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William Craig talks about the demonstration in Armagh, the actions of the police, "one man, one vote" and calls for his resignation.

  • Title
    Interview with William Craig
  • 1st Broadcast
    03/12/1968
  • Contributor
    Ronnie Turner (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:05:01
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    "I haven't said that I am not in favour of one man, one vote"
  • Extended description

    In an interview for RTÉ, William Craig, Northern Ireland Minister of Home Affairs, talks about the demonstration in Armagh, the actions of the police, "one man, one vote" and calls for his resignation.

    Craig says the first job of the police is to protect life and property. They also discuss the Catholic religion, concepts of democracy, local government, and the possibilities of the unification of all of Ireland. Craig argues that criticism is part of political life and sees absolutely no justification for the cause of the civil rights reformers.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report by Ronnie Turner, who speaks to William Craig, Northern Ireland Minister of Home Affairs, about civil rights issues in Northern Ireland.

    This report was broadcast on 3 December 1968.

  • Local keywords
    Civil Rights Movement, Northern Ireland, William Craig, Ronnie Turner, Armagh, Civil Rights, One Man One Vote, 1968
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Northern Ireland, Armagh
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1968
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N2132/0068C
  • IPR restrictions
    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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