Carving Hume’s legacy in stone

12th August, 2018
John Hume in November 1971: his persistence compelled Ronald Reagan to force Margaret Thatcher to sign the Anglo-Irish Agreement Pic: Getty

In the Name of Peace - John Hume in Americal: RTE One

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With the preternatural, free-flowing, acerbic eloquence that appears to be (for good or ill) the birthright of so many Northern commentators and politicians, Eamonn McCann was scathing of post-Troubles tourism in his native Derry and its treatment of his fellow Derryman John Hume.

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