It blew up thirty years ago, seemed to want to change the world with its monster demonstrations, and a few isolated attacks on its supporters, it then died down after two of its leading lights were awarded Nobel Peace Prizes. But, notes Jim Gilchrist in the Scotsman, violence dropped by some 70% after August 1976.
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