NBC NEWS SPECIAL REPORT: NORTHERN IRELAND: HISTORY OF WAR (TV)

Summary

In this program hosted by Lloyd Dobyns, correspondents Jim Bittermann, Garrick Utley, John Cochran, and Lee McCarthy talk with the following people about the violent situation in Ireland: the Rev. William Addley of Ebrington Presbyterian Church (voice only); Irish Republican Army supporter Finbar O'Dorehy; IRA members Rurairi O'Bradaigh and Dave O'Connell; John Mackin, an American member of Irish Northern Aid; and Humphrey Atkins, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. Topics of discussion include the following: the death of Lord Earl Mountbatten, the first Earl of Burma; the history of the religious war in Ireland; the purpose of the Irish Northern Aid organization; and why the British army will not pull out of Ireland. Includes commercials.

Preservation of the Post–World War II American Television Documentary Collection is supported in part by a Federal Save America’s Treasures grant administered by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: September 5, 1979 Wednesdasy 11:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:28:33
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T82:0556
  • GENRE: Public affairs/Documentaries
  • SUBJECT HEADING: News
  • SERIES RUN: NBC - TV, 1979
  • COMMERCIALS: TV - Commercials - Wheat Thins^TV - Commercials - Geritol vitamins^TV - Commercials - Sanka decaffeinated coffee^TV - Commercials - Shake 'n' Bake breading^TV - Commercials - Michelob beer^TV - Commercials - Kellogg's Most cereal^TV - Commercials - Anacin pain reliever

CREDITS

    • Joseph Angotti … Executive Producer
    • Kenneth C. Donoghue … Producer
    • Cliff A. Kappler … Producer
    • Paul Hazzard … Field Producer
    • Mark Leff … Field Producer
    • Walter Kravetz … Director
    • Lloyd Dobyns … Writer, Host
    • Jim Bittermann … Reporter
    • Garrick Utley … Reporter
    • John Cochran … Reporter
    • Lee McCarthy … Reporter
    • Rev. Wiliam Addley
    • Humphrey Atkins
    • John Mackin
    • Rurairi O'Bradaigh
    • Dave O'Connell
    • Finbar O'Dorehy
    • Louis Mountbatten