Bobby Sands: 66 Days

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After two decades of violence and unrest, the situation in Northern Ireland took a profound turn in 1981 when Irish Republicans led by Bobby Sands began a prison hunger strike. In the 66 days that he refused food, Sands was elected to the British Parliament, put the Irish Republican struggle centre-stage on the world news agenda, and paid the ultimate price for his political convictions. With Sands's prison diary at its core, this film combines reconstructions and the accounts of key players.
Aired:
Mar 07, 2021
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May 05, 2021
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