"We Are Alot More Determined to Fight the Cause of the People Against Injustice"

EXHIBITION : CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT 1968-69

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Tom McGurk and Bernadette Devlin, participants in the People's Democracy march, talk to John Howard of RTÉ.

  • Title
    Interview With March Participants
  • 1st Broadcast
    05/01/1969
  • Contributor
    John Howard (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:36
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    "We Are Alot More Determined to Fight the Cause of the People Against Injustice"
  • Extended description

    Tom McGurk and Bernadette Devlin, participants in the People's Democracy march, talk to John Howard of RTÉ. McGurk and Devlin, who both participated in the Belfast to Derry march, are interviewed at a Dublin press conference on the achievements of the march.

    They also discuss future marches and the protection provided by the police during the march. Devlin also talks about being beaten by the Paisleyites and being struck and abused by the police, before being assisted by another policeman. Devlin describes the group as non-political and non-violent but determined to fight for justice for the people.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News from a press conference in Dublin where Bernadette Devlin and Tom McGurk speak about the impact of the Belfast to Derry march.

    This report was broadcast on 5 January 1969.

  • Local keywords
    Civil Rights Movement, Derry, Londonderry, Belfast, Bernadette Devlin, John Howard, Tom McGurk, Dublin, People's Democracy, 1969
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Dublin
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1969
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N5/0069D
  • 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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