This is a documentary/collage on Ireland, quick scan past and present, from 1169 to the Easter Uprising of 1916, with music, poetry, actualities from the Irish Republican Army, the Civil Rights Association, and the women's movement, an analysis of the present society in the 'free' South, then a look at the situation in the North. With taped excerpts from members on the Provisional Sinn Fein, the Official Six County Republican Clubs, the Communist Party of Ireland, the Civil Rights Movement, and Friends of Irish Freedom. Produced by Padraigin McGillicuddy. With technical assistance from Randy Tom and David Anger. Sources for the program included On Our Knees: Ireland 1972 by Rosita Sweetman; Governing Without Consensus: an Irish Perspective by Richard Rose; The London Times report on Northern Ireland; and the CBS Legacy collection.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.