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Christians at War: Two Families in Belfast


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On the day of the traditional Protestant Apprentice Boys' March - the people of Northern Ireland hold their breath. The tensions of this country which has now lived in a state of virtual Civil War for the last 12 months press most closely on those who live in the embattled Protestant and Catholic areas.
Jim Douglas Henry and a film crew lived for ten days with the Catholic [text removed] their six children, their friends and neighbours in [text removed]. Harold Williamson and another crew lived, across the barbed wire, with the Protestant [text removed]and their two daughters, friends and neighbours in [text removed].
The [text removed] and the [text removed] are not normally militant or filled with hatred. But while politicians talk and the army patrol, these two families are living with the situation, occasionally in hope-but mostly in despair
(Christians at War: page 12)


Reporter: Jim Douglas Henry
Reporter: Harold Williamson
Researcher: Brian James
Researcher: Andrew Wood
Director: Ivor Dunkerton
Director: Storry Walton
Editor: Desmond Wilcox
Editor: Bill Morton

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