Tagged: Bobby Sands

French former Hostage Aurel Cornea

December 26, 1986 – A Mile-High Gun Battle – A Hostage Release

December 26, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 26, 1986 – You would think that, during the holidays, violence, mayhem, tragedy and hostage dramas would take the day off. But no, seems the best time as ever to stage something harrowing or dramatic...

Bobby Sands

April 25, 1981 – The View From Maze

April 25, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup + 8:00 am network news – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this April 25th in 1981, the news was coming from Maze Prison in Northern Ireland, where Bobby Sands, a member of the Irish Provisional Army, whose imprisonment and Hunger Strike,...

Bobby Sands

May 6, 1981 – Bobby Sands: When The Hunger Strike Goes Very Wrong.

Become a Patron! Not so much a cause for alarm, an ominous glimpse of things to come or a cautionary tale, but rather a historic example of how things go wrong and protests escalate as the result. This May 6th in 1981 had much to do with the death of...