At 01:01 AM 12/8/98 , mike brown wrote:
>No, we don't have that right. But if we live in the United Kingdom as
>equals, this should be reciprocated. As a Cymro you should be aware of how
>the 'Barreness', as the 'British' PM, reneged on her promise to establish a
>Welsh speaking t.v station when she was elected in '79. If you remember, she
>only changed her mind after Gwynfor Evans' threatened that hunger-strike. Do
>you think this attitude disappeared over-night? We had to wait until 1979
>before we could be informed of, and appreciate, our own culture in the same
>mass way as the English had always enjoyed.
So what? The independent Irish had to wait until the 90s for an
Irish-language TV station.
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