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Bill Leahy discusses his views on the political and social struggles in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

BROADCAST: Oct. 20, 1975 | DURATION: 00:54:19

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Synopsis

Studs interview with Irishman, Bill Leahy, on the political complexities surrounding Ireland in the 1960s-1970s. Leahy provides some historical background of the IRA and British colonial occupation of Ireland. They discuss Irish music, the Civil Rights Movement in Ireland, and contemporary myths about Ireland. Several Irish songs were played, but many of the titles were not captured. Planksty's music was played twice.