Blanketmen: the controversy…

Richard O’Rawe seems to have set a cat amongst the pigeons with the release of his controversial book on the Blanket protests and the hunger strikes. We’ll be returning to Monday’s fiery Talk Back session between the author, Bic McFarlane and Danny Morrison later (and at some length) but for now the Broom of Anger blog has some interesting comments and follow up, here, here and here.

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