Brian Faulkner talks about how he would lessen tension in Northern Ireland if elected prime minister and his intention to carry on the reform measures commenced under Captain Terence O'Neill.
- Title Faulkner on Leadership
- 1st Broadcast 30/04/1969
- ContributorRonnie Turner (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:01:53
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title "Policies Of Much Greater Importance Than Personalities"
- Extended description
Brian Faulkner talks about how he would lessen tension in Northern Ireland if elected Prime Minister and his intention to carry on the reform measures commenced under Captain Terence O'Neill.
Faulkner says that people must be convinced of the government's fairness in order to have rule of law in Northern Ireland.
In response to criticisms made about him by Mr. Kirk, Faulkner says that he has always been of the view that "policies are of much greater importance than personalities". He also argues that his campaign has focused on policies.
RTÉ News speaks to Brian Faulkner about the leadership battle.
This report was broadcast on 30 April 1969.
- Local keywords Northern Ireland 1969, New Prime Minister, Brian Faulkner, Captain Terence O'Neill, Leadership, Northern Ireland, 1969
- Geographical coverage Ireland, Belfast
- Topic Wars and Conflict
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1969
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier N2043/0069A
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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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