A gripping account of the Troubles reported from the frontline
Politics: Reporting the Troubles: Journalists tell their stories of the Northern Ireland conflict, Eds Deric Henderson and Ivan Little, Blackstaff Press, €16.95
The Troubles, in a sense, began on television. On October 5, 1968, a banned civil rights march by Catholic protesters on Duke Street in Derry was met by RUC officers wielding batons. Scores of people were injured. There had been similar incidents before. But this time an RTÉ cameraman named Gay...
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