John Hume does not see that the replacing of Captain Terence O'Neill will offer any hope to the civil rights movement.
- Title Hume on O'Neill Resignation
- 1st Broadcast 28/04/1969
- ContributorBarry Linnane (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:00:52
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title "Wherever Our Source of Hope Lies, It Certainly Doesn't Lie in the Unionist Party"
- Extended description
Hume argues that this resignation will lead to further tension as the speculation will now be about a successor.
Hume states that "wherever our source of hope lies, it certainly doesn't lie in the Unionist Party". Hume also says that he has no confidence in a party that overthrew a man on such an important principle.
A RTÉ News report by Barry Linnane who speaks to John Hume about the resignation of Captain O'Neill broadcast on 28 April 1969.
- Local keywords Northern Ireland 1969, New Prime Minister, John Hume, Captain Terence O'Neill, Unionist Party, Northern Ireland, 1969, Terence O'Neill
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic Wars and Conflict
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1969
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier N2010/0069F
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- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mono
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- Language used English (eng)
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Broadcast - 24/04/1969
Clip Length - 00:01:12
Reaction to O’Neill Resignation
Broadcast - 29/04/1969
Clip Length - 00:02:04
"Wherever Our Source of Hope Lies, It Certainly Doesn't Lie in the Unionist Party"
Broadcast - 28/04/1969
Clip Length - 00:00:52
Faulkner and Chichester-Clark for Leadership
Broadcast - 30/04/1969
Clip Length - 00:05:10
"Policies Of Much Greater Importance Than Personalities"
Broadcast - 30/04/1969
Clip Length - 00:01:53