The One about the Irishman (1988)

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The 'trial of the century' concerning an IRA plot to stage a rocket attack at th e Cenotaph, is about to start at the Old Bailey. Frank Cartwright is representi ng one of the minor figures in the case, while colleague James Bingham is defending a top IRA man, assumed t o be the ringleader.

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