Boston College And The Belfast Tapes

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Adams Is Released

The arrest rattled the power-sharing arrangement in Northern Ireland.


BC's Oral History Spurred Arrest Of Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams

Adams' arrest resulted from information from former IRA fighters provided in interviews for the Belfast Project at BC.


Academic Freedom Questioned

Academics say the case undermines research on sensitive subjects.



Anthony McIntyre and Carrie Twomey On BC's Role In Gerry Adams' Arrest

Listening from Ireland, Anthony McIntyre — the main researcher of the oral history — was compelled to call in.

Irish Journalist: Carmen Ortiz, DOJ Endangered Irish Peace Process In BC Case

Bob Seay talked to Irish journalist Ed Moloney, who worked with the Boston College oral history of Ireland's 'Troubles.'