Deaglán de Bréadún: Civil rights march in 1968 one of the earliest examples of the power of TV news

 Who can forget the moment when, as he demanded the right to protest, a marcher roared in pain after receiving a sudden sharp dig, apparently well below the belt from a baton?
Deaglán de Bréadún
Having marked 20 years of the Good Friday Agreement on April 10, we now have another significant anniversary approaching. As I write, a photograph of the poster announcing the civil rights demonstr[...]

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