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Confederate Flag #108460

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 09, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Rebecca Chase) NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) 's objection to South states flying confederate flag on government bldgs. and/or incorporating it into state flags examined; details given, scenes shown. [Georgia secretary state Max CLELAND - claims flag pays homage to Civil War.] Confederate flag's use by white supremacists and Ku Klux Klan noted; recent Forsyth Cnty., Georgia, incident recalled as example [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) spokesperson Jondelle JOHNSON - notes implications of confederate flag.] [CLELAND - defs. confederate flag's display.] [Georgia state representative Frank REDDING - explains his proposed legislature] [Governor Guy HUNT - defs. flying flag on Alabama bldgs.]

Chase, Rebecca;
Jennings, Peter

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