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University of Mississippi / Fire / Black Fraternity Building #117778

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 05, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Oxford, Mississippi: Al Dale) Speculation that fire destroying black fraternity house at University of Mississippi may have been set for racial reasons reported; scenes shown. [Fraternity member Edward JOHNSON - comments.] Integration of univ. by first black student, James Meredith, recalled; film shown from September 1962. [Fraternity member Julius HARRIS - says group won't be run off.] Starting of fund to renovate house on fraternity row for burned-out group reported [University official Ed MEEK - says there has been change in Mississippi.]

Dale, Al;
Jennings, Peter

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