Chief Whip Outlines Purpose of Commission

EXHIBITION : CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT 1968-69

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The Northern Ireland Chief Whip Roy Bradford talks to RTÉ reporter Ronnie Turner about the commission established by the Government to examine the causes of unrest in Northern Ireland.

  • Title
    Roy Bradford on Commission
  • 1st Broadcast
    16/01/1969
  • Contributor
    Ronnie Turner (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:02:04
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Chief Whip Outlines Purpose of Commission
  • Extended description

    Bradford says that the commission has not been asked to make recommendations but rather report on the situation and the causes of the problems in the north, specifically around the issue of "One Man, One Vote". Bradford feels that it would improper for him to comment on the methods that the commission will use or what it might investigation. The initiative for the independent commission came from the Northern Ireland Government, according to Bradford.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report by Ronnie Turner, who talks to Roy Bradford. This report was broadcast on 15 January 1969.

  • Local keywords
    Civil Rights Movement, Cameron Report, Cameron Commission, Roy Bradford, Ronnie Turner
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1969
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N268/0069A
  • 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
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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