James Boyce in Derry with John Hume

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Location

Derry/Londonderry

Year

1960s

Source

UTV

Format

film

black and white

Length

02min 41sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

UTV

Rights Holder

UTV

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Description

This interview with John Hume was part of a larger programme in which James Boyce looked to the future of Derry.

Notes

John Hume helped to found the moderate nationalist Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) in 1970, later taking over as its leader in 1979.

Shot List

Boyce at 'Roaring Meg' a well known cannon which was used in Derry's defense during the Siege of Derry. Boyce compares the noise produced by the cannon with the voice of those living in Derry. 00:46 Boyce interviews John Hume about the future of Derry. He states that the image of Derry is a result of its particular history - a political situation where the minority rules. There are roles for both Protestants and Catholics in changing this political situation.

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