• Short Summary

    BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND

    At the graveside in the pouring rain Sands' mother, father, sister and his eight-year old son.

  • Description

    Cemetery: family mourners getting out of cars.
    Helicopter overhead.
    IRA pall bearers preparing to carry coffin to grave.
    C/Us members of crowd; G/V preparations.
    Coffin placed in grave; S/CU family mourners crying;
    Priest conducting service; H-shaped wreaths; crowds.
    Republican speaker addressing crowds on the martyrdom of Sands'; G/Vs cemetery; crowd applauds.
    Initials


    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND

    At the graveside in the pouring rain Sands' mother, father, sister and his eight-year old son. Sands, the elected MP for Fermanagh and South Tyrone, serving 14 years for the possession of firearms, starved himself to death and into a place in Republican history.

    Source: A.B.C. 1" VIDEO TAPE

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9ZT4KXWRDZ6HTNI0HTRXGH63O
    Media URN:
    VLVA9ZT4KXWRDZ6HTNI0HTRXGH63O
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/05/1981
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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