Northern Ireland: Travels of Bernadette


Her sponsors did not even know that she was coming until she was in the air over the North Atlantic, but no matter. Diminutive Bernadette Devlin, at 22 the youngest member of Britain's House of Commons and a notable firebrand in Northern Ireland's recent disorders, overnight became the biggest sensation to arrive in the U.S. from the British Isles since the Beatles and Twiggy.

Bernadette, whose visit is sponsored by the National Association for Irish Justice, hopes to raise $1,000,000 in donations, to be shared equally by Protestant and Catholic refugees in...

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