Struggling to Make History: GERRY ADAMS

Gerry Adams talks about peace with the British

In Belfast a bomb has blown up a truck and the British army has sealed off much of the Catholic Falls Road area. So Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams arrived a bit late for his interview with TIME deputy managing editor John Stacks and London bureau chief Barry Hillenbrand. In discussion: the conditions for participation of Sinn Fein, the political wing of the Irish Republican Army, in peace talks with the British.

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