Britain's Secret Army

The Finucane boys were still teenagers in 1969, when Ulster's plunge into the maelstrom turned their lives upside down. Three of the brothers joined the outlawed Irish Republican Army. Pat Finucane took a different path. He became a defense lawyer, fighting the authorities in the courtroom instead of the streets. Yet it was he, not his brothers, who was gunned down by masked men in 1989 as he sat down to dinner with his wife and three children in Belfast. And his death may hold an even greater irony: in his grave, Pat Finucane is doing far greater damage to the...

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