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How to Defuse a Bomb: The Project Children Story

  • 10 10
  • 2016
  • Nonemin
How to Defuse a Bomb: The Project Children Story
  • English

The extraordinary untold story of how an NYPD bomb disposal expert played a key role in helping defuse the decades old "Troubles" in Northern Ireland. In 1975, Irish immigrant Denis Mulcahy of the NYPD bomb squad – gathered a group of family, friends and neighbours to start a scheme offering children from Northern Ireland a chance to temporarily escape the violent turmoil of their daily lives. From modest beginnings, Project Children ultimately brought over 20,000 Catholic and Protestant children to suburban US for summer-long visits where they forged unexpected friendships and found they had more in common with the 'enemy' than they thought. Now this extraordinary untold story is being brought to the screen in a new documentary by Des Henderson, and narrated by Liam Neeson, entitled How To Defuse A Bomb: The Project Children Story.

How to Defuse a Bomb: The Project Children Story
  • English
Des Henderson
Des Henderson Director
Ed Stobart
Ed Stobart Producer
Niamh O'Donnell
Niamh O'Donnell Associate Producer
Paul Maynes
Paul Maynes Recording Supervision
Aaron O'Neill
Aaron O'Neill Recording Supervision
Scott Ferguson
Scott Ferguson Color Timer
Fran Rowlatt-McCormick
Fran Rowlatt-McCormick Archival Footage Coordinator
William Skidmore
William Skidmore Production Design
Judy Wilson
Judy Wilson Production Design
Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson Narrator
Pat Mulcahy
Pat Mulcahy , Himself
Duke Hoffman
Duke Hoffman , Himself
Carol Hoffman
Carol Hoffman , Herself
Monica Culburt
Monica Culburt , Herself
Nancy Stanfield
Nancy Stanfield , Herself
Jim Stanfield
Jim Stanfield , Himself
Peter Stanfield
Peter Stanfield , Himself
Carol Wheeler
Carol Wheeler , Herself
Kitty Higgins
Kitty Higgins , Herself
Rep Jim Walsh
Rep Jim Walsh , Himself

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Alleycats TV