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Fri May 23, 2014

Digging Too Deep? NBC News Seeks 'Belfast Tapes'

Boston College’s archive on the Irish “Troubles” was supposed to be sealed and be a historical time capsule that future scholars could use to understand years of brutal sectarian conflict. Then the British government cracked the archive open, and now, NBC News wants to make the contents public. But critics are crying foul, saying NBC’s request could make Ireland’s “Troubles” surface yet again.

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