Hume Welcomes Vote But Questions Unionist Commitment

EXHIBITION : NORTHERN IRELAND 1969

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John Hume welcomes the decision to grant one man, one vote, but questions who is in control of the Unionist Party.

  • Title
    Hume on Vote
  • 1st Broadcast
    23/04/1969
  • Clip Duration
    00:00:58
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Hume Welcomes Vote But Questions Unionist Commitment
  • Extended description

    John Hume welcomes the decision to grant one man, one vote, but questions who is in control of the Unionist Party.

    'One man, one vote' is one of the major demands of the civil rights movement and is therefore welcome. The report ends with Hume commenting that "the Unionist Party is incapable of living with democracy".

  • Information

    RTÉ News reports on the reaction of John Hume to the introduction of 'one man, one vote' broadcast on 23 April 1969.

  • Local keywords
    Northern Ireland 1969, One Man One Vote, John Hume, Unionist Party, Civil Rights Movement, Northern Ireland, 1969
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Belfast
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1969
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N1901/0069I
  • 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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