John Hume was one of the most important individuals throughout the Troubles. He spent decades of his life campaigning for a civil solution to the never ending violence in Northern Ireland and helped to navigate the path to peace, earning himself a Nobel Peace prize along the way. He passed away on August 3rd 2020 and this episode is being recorded shortly after his death, as people all over the world have come together to celebrate his life. SOURCES:John Hume: A lesser-known life of fish, finance and footballhttps://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-53655503BBC Documentary on John Humehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68agPtnsA9MTributes to John Hume - a “champion of peace” in Northern Ireland - BBC Newshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l70IfYYZ86wJohn Hume | Northern Ireland | Politics | SDLP - 1971https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmMIswNQixcJohn Hume - Ireland's Greatest (RTÉ Documentary)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgqIiYIfE4gSpotlight On The Troubles: A Secret History: Episode 1https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3scz1KD9eEJohn Hume in Strasbourghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsuiuMPwu0Y&feature=emb_titleArticle About Hume in Later Lifehttps://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/dementia-suffering-john-hume-now-oblivious-to-peace-role-wife-reveals-36828361.htmlJohn Hume: 'A father of the peace process and one of Derry's greatest sons'https://www.irishexaminer.com/opinion/commentanalysis/arid-40026560.html See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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