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Louisiana / Sheriff's Controversy #100706

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 03, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New Orleans, Louisiana: Al Dale) Controversy over Sheriff Harry Lee's orders to deputies to consider all blacks in white neighborhoods criminal suspects examined; details given, scenes shown. [LEE - admits offensiveness of order.] [Yesterday, LEE - claims blacks in white neighborhoods are probably "up to no good."] [PEOPLE, ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson Martha KEGEL - disagree.] [Today, LEE - apologizes.] [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) spokesperson Shirley PORTER - wants more than apology.] Lee's anticipated political benefits from incident explained.

Dale, Al;
Jennings, Peter

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