Kevin O'Kelly sets the scene in Northern Ireland prior to the general election in February 1969.

An extract from the opening of the programme where Kevin O'Kelly sets the scene in Northern Ireland prior to the general election in February 1969.

The programme begins at Stormont in the lead up to the general election of Feburary 1969. Kevin O'Kelly appears sitting on the front bench at Stormont, where the Prime Minister normally sits. O'Kelly discusses how the division in the country is reflected in the parliament and how this is also echoed through the ordinary people on the streets of Belfast.