'This Week' looks back at the calm interviews given to RTÉ Television by Ian Paisley and William Craig and compares them to the more rousing addresses each gave their own supporters that same week.
- Title Interview with Ian Paisley and William Craig
- 1st Broadcast 08/12/1968
- ContributorRonnie Turner (Reporter)
Sean Duignan (Presenter)
- Clip Duration 00:04:07
- Material Type Audio
- Series title This Week
- Clip title "...the mere puppets of the fat-bellied bishops of Maynooth"
- Extended description
RTÉ Radio's 'This Week' looks back at the calm interviews given to RTÉ Television by Ian Paisley and William Craig and compares them to the more rousing addresses each gave their own supporters that same week.
This report features a clip of an interview with Ian Paisley as part of the 'Seven Days' programme earlier that week, where Paisley talks about the preservation of the Ulster Constitution. The night after this calm interview for the television cameras RTÉ reporter Ron Turner sat amongst the Paisleyites in the Ulster Hall the next night, where a different voice and tone was heard from Paisley.
The report also reflects on the diverse approaches presented by William Craig towards the continuing crisis. In an interview earlier this week, Craig talks about a common sense approach. The following night, before an audience of his supporters, Craig speaks somewhat more passionately about the crisis.
A RTÉ Radio report for ‘This Week’ on Ian Paisley and William Craig.
This report was broadcast on 8 December 1968 and was presented by Sean Duignan.
- Local keywords Civil Rights Movement, Northern Ireland, Civil Rights, Ian Paisley, William Craig, This Week, Ron Turner, Paisleyites, Ulster Hall, Seán Duignan, Armagh, 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 AA6149
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- Item type part/extract
- Item sound Mono
- Language used English (eng)
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Broadcast - 02/12/1968
Clip Length - 00:01:20
"I haven't said that I am not in favour of one man, one vote"
Broadcast - 03/12/1968
Clip Length - 00:05:01
"...I can prove conclusively that this was not an unlawful assembly"
Broadcast - 03/12/1968
Clip Length - 00:06:44
"...the mere puppets of the fat-bellied bishops of Maynooth"
Broadcast - 08/12/1968
Clip Length - 00:04:07