The Civil Rights Movement

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Discrimination Against Catholics
Civil Rights Marches
The Battle of the Bogside
Website Links

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Discrimination Against Catholics
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Series of Videos about Discrimination against Catholics in Northern Ireland

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Elections
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B-Specials
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Video – Civil Rights Marches
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Video about Civil Rights Marches and confrontations

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The Battle of the Bogside
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This is a six part documentary made on the background to and events in Derry in 1969 about the Apprentice Boys march on 12th August 1969 and the resultant Battle of the Bogside. This is followed by a shorter 9 minute video with a summary of the same events.

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Part One
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Part Two
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Part Three
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Part Four
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Part Five
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Part Six
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Nine minute video with a summary of the Battle of the Bogside and the arrival of British troops into Derry

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Website Links
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Links to chapters of a book by Bob Purdie entitled ‘Politics in the Streets: The origins of the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland’. Both chapters are available in pdf format

The O’Neill Years 1962-1968

The Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association

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Booklet on the history of the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association entitled ‘We Shall Overcome’

We Shall Overcome

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Calender of Newspaper Articles dealing with civil rights issues from 1968

Civil Rights Issues in the Newspapers

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Public Records Dealing with the Civil Rights Campaign from 1968 & 1969

Public Records

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RTE Webpages about the Civil Rights Movement including clips from TV and radio programmes

RTE – Civil Rights Movement 1968-1969

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Museum of Free Derry Website – including information about the Northern Ireland Civil rights Association, the Battle of the Bogside 1969 and Bloody Sunday 1972

Museum of Free Derry

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