RTÉ Appoints First Washington Correspondent

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Mark Little was appointed RTÉ's first Washington correspondent in the summer of 1995 and took up his post there in the autumn.

  • Title
    Spring Meets Gingrich
  • 1st Broadcast
    28/09/1995
  • Contributor
    Anne Doyle (Newsreader)
    Mark Little (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:02:09
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    RTÉ Appoints First Washington Correspondent
  • Extended description

    Newsreader Anne Doyle introduces one of Mark Little's early reports on Tánaiste Dick Spring's meeting with the speaker of the House of Representatives, Newt Gingrich in Washington.

  • Information

    Mark Little was appointed RTÉ's first Washington correspondent in the summer of 1995 and took up his post there in the autumn. Over the following few years Mark Little reported on the Clinton administration's interest in the Northern Ireland peace process, two U.S. Presidential elections, and the Monica Lewinsky affair. Mark Little returned to work for RTÉ in Dublin in 2001.

    In 2009 Mark Little announced he was taking leave of absence from RTÉ and went on to set up Storyful.

  • Local keywords
    RTÉ, Broadcasting, Journalists, Washington, America, Politics, Republican Party, Newt Gingrich, Dick Spring, Northern Ireland, Mark Little
  • Geographical coverage
    Washington, America, Ireland
  • Topic
    The Media
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    1995
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    95D00734
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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