Fitt Critical of Nationalist Party

EXHIBITION : NORTHERN IRELAND 1969

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Gerry Fitt, Republican Labour Party MP, is critical of the Nationalist Party attitude to partition.

  • Title
    Republican Labour Manifesto
  • 1st Broadcast
    19/02/1969
  • Contributor
    Ronnie Turner (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:40
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Fitt Critical of Nationalist Party
  • Extended description

    Gerry Fitt, Republican Labour Party MP, is critical of the Nationalist Party attitude to partition.

    Fitt says that the Republican Labour Party believes in "the eventual reunification of this country and the uniting of the working class from Antrim to Cork".He also says Unionist policies are all the same but describes Captain O'Neill’s type of unionism as slightly blander than that of Paisley.

  • Information

    RTÉ News speaks to Gerry Fitt about the Republican Labour Party policies broadcast on 19 February 1969.

  • Local keywords
    Northern Ireland, 1969, The Troubles, Stormont, Election, Gerry Fitt, Republican Labour Party, Nationalist Party,
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Belfast
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1969
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N816/0069D
  • 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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