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'Our Dirty War: The British State and the IRA’, veteran journalist Peter Taylor discusses his latest BBC documentary

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One of Britain’s finest reporters Peter Taylor, with numerous books, documentaries and awards spanning a career of over 50 years, on his latest BBC documentary 'Our Dirty War: The British State and the IRA’. We discuss the human cost of IRA informers, the role of Scappaticci codenamed “Stakeknife”, Operation Kenova and covering Northern Ireland.

“The curtain is still firmly down on this dreadful period. And I think people should know about it and what the cost of it was.” 

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