Talking to British Troops

EXHIBITION : NORTHERN IRELAND 1969

About this Item

Representatives from the Bogside approach a barricade set up by British soldiers and ask to speak to an officer.

  • Title
    Troops Go into Derry
  • 1st Broadcast
    14/08/1969
  • Clip Duration
    00:00:55
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Talking to British Troops
  • Extended description

    Representatives from the Bogside approach a barricade set up by British soldiers and ask to speak to an officer.

    Speaking through a megaphone, a man asks to speak to a superior officer. He continues by saying that "the use of force at this juncture may cause the loss of a lot of life".

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report from the Bogside broadcast on 14 August 1969.

  • Local keywords
    Northern Ireland 1969, August 1969, Derry, Londonderry, Bogside, British Troops, British Army
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Derry
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1969
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N3594/0069A
  • 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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