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LET LEMASS LEAD ON!

To mark the 50th anniversary of the election of Sean Lemass as Taoiseach, the Irish Film Archive, in association with the Royal Irish Academy, will screen a programme of short documentaries and newsreels made during the years of his tenure.
In the U.S.-produced documentary Tide on the Turn, Lemass is credited with the arrival of foreign industry in Ireland.
U.S.A. • 1963 • Black and white • 15 MIN

Look Up and Live: Ireland in Transition encapsulates the Irish political and ideological landscape for U.S. television audiences.
U.S.A. • 1965 • Black and white • 25 min

Let Lemass Lead On! features Charles Haughey exhorting voters to return Fianna Fail in the forthcoming general election.
Ireland • 1965 • Colour • 8 min

The programme will be introduced by Tom Garvin, author of Judging Lemass, published by the Royal Irish Academy.

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