ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 23, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Forsyth Cnty., Georgia: Rebecca Chase) Major civil rights march reported planned for Forsyth Cnty., Georgia, this weekend following last Saturday's Ku Klux Klan attack on marchers; details given, scenes shown. [Reverend Gary ARMES - prays.] Cnty.'s socioecon. history, include it's continued all-white population, reviewed. [Sheila WALDRIP, Kate CORBIN - claim county has no time nor place for blacks.] Apparent lasting impact of 1912 rape of Mae Crow, allegedly by blacks, on community discussed. [C.C. BOWEN - recalls whites' threat of violence if blacks didn't leave cnty.] [Junior STATON - wants area to remain segregated.] [Chamber of Commerce spokesperson Roger CROW - claims racists are small percentage of population.]
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