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Supreme Court / Voting and Racism #1046674

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Terry Moran) The Supreme Court decision changing the Voting Rights Act examined; scenes shown from the civil rights era; details given from Chief Justice John Roberts' conservative opinion that America has changed to speak to current decisions and the dissent from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. [Representative John LEWIS - says the court put a dagger in the Voting Rights Act.] [Representative Alan NUNALEE - backs the court.] The move in Texas already for a voter ID law mentioned.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Shelby County, Alabama: Steve Osunsami) The reaction to the Supreme Court's view of the Voting Rights Act presented; civil rights era footage shown. [Rev. Albert JONES - recalls having to pass a literacy test.] [Alabama Governor Robert BENTLEY†- says we have lived up to what the court asked us to do.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Moran, Terry;
Osunsami, Steve

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