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18/09/2021

'John Hume in America' to receive its TV premiere on RTE1 tonight

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An acclaimed film profiling the former SDLP leader and Nobel laureate John Hume will be screened tonight. Maurice Fitzpatrick's work focuses on Hume's engagement with the Whitehouse and the US Congress and how the process helped create the framework for the peace process in Northern Ireland. Narrated by Liam Neeson, it features interviews with former US presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, and Tony Blair, John Major, Eamonn McCann and Seamus Mallon. It will be screened on RTE1 tonight at 9.35pm.

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