I feel hand of history upon my shoulder -- a hell of a soundbite
Tensions among chief negotiators reach breaking point leading up to the Good Friday Agreement, in this extract from Alastair Campbell's Diaries Volume Two
Monday, July 21 1997
Ireland was leading the news in the morning because of the Trimble meeting. . . TB was becoming more and more preoccupied with Northern Ireland. He felt that if Trimble showed more strength, he could blow out Paisley.