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Atlanta, Georgia / Civil Rights History #116870

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 19, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Remembering of civil rights struggle in South noted; details given of centrality of Atlanta, Georgia, to action, historical film shown of civil rights marches. [Ex-Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee chairperson John LEWIS - recalls necessity of protest in South] [Julian BOND - says Atlanta's problems were never as severe as those in rest of South] [Dr. Martin Luther KING, Junior - speaks about "promised land."] [BOND - talks about King.] Econ. problems for blacks in Atlanta's inner city detailed. [Reverend Ralph ABERNATHY - says we still have long way to go.] Historical film shown. [Mayor Andrew YOUNG - says sector of population is being left behind.] King memorial shown.

Jennings, Peter

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