New Leader, First Press Conference

EXHIBITION : NORTHERN IRELAND 1969

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Following his election victory, Major Chichester-Clark answers questions from a large media gathering.

  • Title
    Chichester-Clark Press Conference
  • 1st Broadcast
    01/05/1969
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:29
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    New Leader, First Press Conference
  • Extended description

    Following his election victory, Major Chichester-Clark answers questions from a large media gathering.

    Chichester-Clark comments that he will draw his cabinet from the people who are best able to do the job, irrespective of whether they supported his leadership. He also talks about his style of government which he will approach with style and energy. His position on 'one man, one vote' is to support the decision that it will be introduced in 1971.

  • Information

    RTÉ News reports on the election of Major Chichester-Clark election as leader of the Unionist Party broadcast on 1 May 1969.

  • Local keywords
    Northern Ireland 1969, New Prime Minister, Chichester-Clark, Unionist Party, Leadership, Press Conference, Northern Ireland, 1969
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1969
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N2074/0069A
  • 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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