05/05/1981 | Newsnight

John Tusa presents the programme from Belfast in the wake of the death of IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands (MP).Brian Walker reports on the return of Sands' body to his family home, on the reaction to his death in Belfast and reflects on the life of the man himself.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 47'31''
  • Broadcast year: 1981
Curriculum Connection
  • History | The Irish Troubles

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Newsnight
  • Episode: 29711