Belfast Project: Boston College And Gerry Adams' Arrest

May 5, 2014

When Boston College launched an oral-history project dedicated to Ireland’s so-called troubles, the message was clear: that country’s long nightmare of brutal sectarian violence belonged in the archives. But it turns out Ireland wasn’t ready to put that part of its past behind it, and BC is now learning that the hard way. 


  • Jack Dunn is director of public affairs at Boston College.  

Listen to the entire interview with the lead researcher of BC’s oral history project, who called into Boston Public Radio from Ireland last week. 

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