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Title The essential history of the Troubles
Published London : British Broadcasting Corp., 1994


Description 1 online resource (49 min.)
Series World history in video.
Summary An exploration of the issues in the struggle for Northern Ireland : the Protestant/Catholic divide, the IRA and the SDLP, and their hopes for peace
Off-air recording of television program made on 26 October 1994, by the Borchardt Library, La Trobe University
The British gave Ireland self government in 1921 but kept control of six northern counties. They were different because they had a Protestant majority. One in three of the people in the new province were Catholics. Nearly fifty tense years later British troops were sent to the streets to keep the peace. Catholics had protested against discrimination. Protestant mobs and even police had replied by invading Catholic streets and burning their houses. The Troubles ignited
Credits Amanda Feldon, director ; Steven Hewlett and John Triffit, producers ; Bernard Hill, narrator
Subject Politics and government.
Northern Ireland -- History -- 1968-1998
Northern Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1968-1998
Northern Ireland.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Films autres que de fiction.
Form Streaming video
Author Hill, Bernard, 1944-
Feldon, Amanda.
Hewlett, Steven
Triffit, John
British Broadcasting Corporation.