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Londonderry Vigilantes

Duration: 08:29

Fyfe Robertson reports on allegations that the Royal Ulster Constabulary ran amok in the Bogside area of Londonderry during the early hours of Sunday 5 January 1969 and speaks to John Hume vice-chairman of the Derry Citizens' Action Committee (DCAC) about the vigilante response to the police violence. Also featured is DCAC chairman Ivan Cooper addressing a civil rights meeting in the city.

Available since: Wed 1 Dec 2010


Fyfe Robertson
Interviewed Guest
John Hume
Ivan Cooper

This clip is from

24 Hours 10/01/1969

Barrow of Furness shipyard strike and vigilantes in the Bogside, Londonderry.

First broadcast: 10 Jan 1969

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