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Listing of Programmes for the Year: 1980 6 Programmes

Series Title:
Ireland: A Television History
Programme Title:
Part 1: A Nation Once Again.
Description:
Robert Kee's History of Ireland (... ENTRY TO BE COMPLETED)
Type of Programme:
History
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC2
Date Broadcast:
Tue 2nd Dec 1980
Duration: minutes
48 mins
DVD No.
D00200
Tape No.
3
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
777



Series Title:
Ireland: A Television History
Programme Title:
Part 2: No Surrender.
Description:
Robert Kee's History of Ireland (... ENTRY TO BE COMPLETED)
Type of Programme:
History
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC2
Date Broadcast:
Tue 9th Dec 1980
Duration: minutes
52 mins
DVD No.
D00200
Tape No.
3
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
778



Series Title:
Ireland: A Television History
Programme Title:
Part 3: Two Nations.
Description:
Robert Kee's History of Ireland (... ENTRY TO BE COMPLETED)
Type of Programme:
History
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC2
Date Broadcast:
Tue 16th Dec 1980
Duration: minutes
48 mins
DVD No.
D00210
Tape No.
3
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
779



Series Title:
Ireland: A Television History
Programme Title:
Part 4: Famine.
Description:
Robert Kee's History of Ireland (... ENTRY TO BE COMPLETED)
Type of Programme:
History
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC2
Date Broadcast:
Tue 23rd Dec 1980
Duration: minutes
53 mins
DVD No.
D00210
Tape No.
3
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
780



Series Title:
Ireland: A Television History
Programme Title:
Part 5: The Fenians.
Description:
Robert Kee's History of Ireland (... ENTRY TO BE COMPLETED)
Type of Programme:
History
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC2
Date Broadcast:
Tue 30th Dec 1980
Duration: minutes
48 mins
DVD No.
D00220
Tape No.
3
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
781



Series Title:
The Troubles
Programme Title:
Part 5: Intervention
Description:
Opening film of Derry youths rioting with British Army, commentary on this regular Saturday Matinees is its "unremarkable". Film of Bogside, Derry, in August 1969, law and order collapses in Northern Ireland Catholics had finally rebelled against state that rejected them. Film of burning Catholic homes in Belfast, eight killed, Catholics flee, one thousand and five hundred Catholics and three hundred Protestants homes destroyed. Army restores peace. Film clip of welcoming civilians. General I. Freeland view. James Callaghan (British Home Secretary) James Callaghan visits Northern Ireland on August 1969, John Hume greets Callaghan. Film clip. B. Specials to be phased out, Callaghan says he's on side of justice and freedom. Army faces barricade problem, a peace line to be built. John McKeague view from Loyalist side. Dover Street shows army's problem with sectarian geography in Belfast. August 22nd 1969 B Specials weapons called in. Film clip includes Ian Paisley's views, Protestant riot on Shankill Road, Belfast film of gunfire at army, three civilians and an RUC man shot dead, army searches for arms. In Catholic areas, British army searches cause resentment. By April 1970, then Provisional IRA had formed. Film of riot in Belfast and beginning of IRA bombing in Belfast, fifty four by June 1970 allowed to pass Roman Catholic areas. Film of parade and inevitable rioting, IRA use guns. Reg. Maudling (Tory Home Secretary) in Belfast interview begins coersion, by 4th July 1970 a curfew is called for Roman Catholic Falls Road, army find one hundred guns. Film clip with interviews of civilians on lack of food and milk. IRA recruitment rises. Film of angry exchange between army, civilians and Roman Catholic priest.. February 1971 film of riot in Clonard area after arms search, woman attack troops water cannon used. By 18th March 1971 Protestants demanded internment of Republicans. Film of Stormont demonstration, Lord Carrington (British Minister) resists calls, Unionist Prime Minister, Chichester-Clark resigns, Brian Faulkner becomes Northern Ireland Prime Minister (PM). Film of his speech. Then in Derry British shoot dead, two Roman Catholic youths, film clip of rioting, soldiers retreat under hall of stones. IRA now killing British Soldiers. On 9th August 1971 internment raids begin. Film of raids and riots and Faulkner press conference. Street riots and violence increases. Film clips. Twenty two killed in four days. Protestants burn their own Ardoyne homes to stop Roman Catholics getting them. Film of 7,000 refugees. Film of army searching civilian, internment failed. Joe Cahill gives news conference. Army views on internment given. Catholic alienation from British complete, torture claims proved, rent and rates strike begins. Nationalists set up government at Dungiven. John Hume addresses it. Film of Provisional bombings, forty one British, sixty six civilians killed in four months, car bomb blast film. Then explosion during news report injures firemen. On September 6th 1971 at rally. Paisley addresses Loyalists threatening Nationalist Ireland. On January 22nd 1972 at Magilligan Strand the British shoot rubber bullets at anti-internment demonstration. Film report with John Hume arguing with British Officer. One week later on 30th January, a Civilian Rights March in Derry is attacked by British Paratroopers. Film report on Bloody Sunday includes wounded man being removed by Roman Catholic Bishop E. Daly waving white cloth and dead bodies on street. Fr. (now bishop) Ed. Daly comments, then Derek Wilford (Para/Colonel), thirteen Roman Catholic men dead, thirteen more wounded. Widgery Inquiry conclusions quoted but Derry coroner differed. In days following in Britain, Ireland and the USA criticism of Britain followed. Film of funerals in Derry. Paratroopers Headquarters in England bombed. Seven killed.

End of documentary from tape nine, begins with questioning of post Bloody Sunday British policy in Ireland, across the world. Film of funerals in Derry. At Aldershot in England, a bomb at the Paratroopers Headquarters killed seven people. IRA operations in Northern Ireland escalated. Film of bombings. Loyalist Ulster Vanguard backed by UDA led by William Craig demands tough Government action. Film of Craig speech and UDA marching. Then British decided not to let things drift. Faulkner refuses to let British Government remove security portfolio. Film clip of his resignation. Stormont is dissolved. Fifty years of Unionist Government ends. Protestants see IRA violence as winning and demonstrations begin. One hundred and ninety thousand Protestants stage protests. Army intervention with no political progress was disastrous, now London was in control of security.

(see tape 10 for last 6 minutes of this programme)
Type of Programme:
History
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Tue 30th Dec 1980
Duration: minutes
48 mins
DVD No.
D00280
Tape No.
9
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
4409



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